Gamay Noir (with withe juice).
Colour: a cherry ruby color with violet glints.
Nose: a fruity and delicate nose with aromas of blackcurrant and raspberry.
Palate: it is lively soft and has nice fruit.
To be served between 13 and 14°C. (55-57°F.).
It is an elegant companion to a plate of assorted cooked meat, white meat, snails and soft cheeses.
This wine can be kept 3 years.
This crop is the most important of the Mâcon area. It streches on some 2400 ha in Tournus, Cluny, Mâcon triangle.
This is a very old wine producing area. The romans were already growing grapes and the monks of the very powerful and famous “ Abbaye of Cluny ” were quite instrumental in giving birth to Burgundy wine in Mâconnais.
Clayey and siliceous soils.
Harvest: both manual and mechanical.
Wine making: traditional in thermo-regulated vats.
Ageing: in vats.