Cœur de Schiste - 2019

Grape Variety : Chardonnay  
Caract. : Vin blanc sec  
Price : 20.95$
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Inventaire : Batch Specialty  
Format : 750 mL 
Degree of Alcohol : 12% 
Bottles/Crate : 12 

Tasting :

Planted on the south-facing slopes of the Sangueze, shale soils prevail. At harvest, the Chardonnay grapes were a golden yellow, signifying a rich flavour profile and optimum maturity. Coeur de Schistes is a wine of character, combining a generous spirit and ongoing complexity. Drink now or age up to a decade.

Wine Pairing :

Apéritif, scallops, fish, crab, lobster, white meat and hard cheeses

Winemaking :

  • Variety : Chardonnay 100%
  • Age of vines : 30 years
  • Yield of vines : 60 hl /ha
  • Irrigation : No
  • Harvest : Machine
  • Fermentation : Stainless steel tanks for 20 days.
  • Maturation : 80% stainless steel tank + 20% in French oak barrels aged 2 to 7 years for 9 months. Malolactic fermentation with lees. Aging in the bottle for 6 months before marketing.
  • Type of Yeast : Exogenous Champagne type
  • Fining : Filtered wine
  • Cellar : 10 years
  • Decanting : No
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