Santenay wine is produced in the communes of Santenay and Remigny in Côte de Beaune of Burgundy. The Appellation d'origine contrôlée (AOC) Santenay may be used for red and white wine with respectively Pinot Noir and Chardonnay as the main grape variety. The production consists of almost 85% red wine, and a little over 15% of white wine. There are just Premier Cru vineyards within the Santenay AOC.
CHARACTERISTICS AND ASSETS
The higher ground is grayish limestone while the slopes lower down are composed of marl and calcareous rock from the middle Jurassic.
FOOD AND WINE PAIRING
This elegant white Burgundy will be delicious on its own, as an aperitif, but also with grilled salmon, crustaceans and white poultry.
Serve at a temperature of around 14°C. (57°F).
This wine can be opened now or kept in the cellar for 3 years.