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The history of Labouré-Roi is closely linked to that of Nuits-Saint-Georges, in the heart of the iconic Côte de Nuits. Founded in 1832, Labouré-Roi is today one of the most respected names in Burgundy.

These historical roots in the heart of one of the most fragmented and exacting wine-producing regions in the world have shaped a philosophy focused on excellence and discovery. For nearly 200 years, Labouré-Roi has enabled wine lovers from all over the world to access the prestigious appellations of these legendary vineyards.

MÂCON-VILLAGES
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2021  

ORIGIN

It is the southern part of Burgundy, stretching from Tournus to the southern border of Saône-et –Loire department. These vines cover nearly 3,500 hectares and are dedicated to the production of white wines such as Mâcon-Villages, Saint-Véran, Pouilly Fuissé and Pouilly Vinzelles.

The area covers the entire Mâcon area. There are 43 communes with specific demarcation that define the Mâcon-Villages appellations. The vines cover a wide area in terms of soil variety and microclimates, offering the white Mâcon wines a wide palette. 200,000 hectolitres are produced every year.

- Clay-chalk soils.
- East facing.
- Gentle slopes.
- Altitude: approximately 300 m.

VARIETAL

Chardonnay is the grape variety for white Mâcon-Villages, but Pinot Blanc vines can also be found.

- Depending on the sections, 7,000 to 10,000 plants/hectare.
- Pruning: Mâconnais "queue".
- Harvested by hand.
- Yield: 40 hl/hectare.

CHARACTERISTICS AND ASSETS

London pubs could not have made a wiser decision in offering this surprising, appealing wine to their customers.

The Mâcon-Villages has always pleased the palates of wine-lovers as well as experts throughout the world.

FOOD AND WINE PAIRING

This Mâcon-Villages goes perfectly with whitebait, poultry and white meats, snails, grilled tofu, vol-au-vents with sweetbreads, grilled chops, white pudding, chitterling sausage, a salad of sweet red peppers and cheeses such as dry goat’s cheese or a French Bleu de Bresse.

SERVING SUGGESTIONS

Serve at around 12-14 °C. (53-57°F.).

AGEING POTENTIAL

This wine can be consumed now or laid down in a cellar for the next 3 years.