Saint-Veran

Saint-Veran

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Location
This appellation, composed of 480 ha of vineyards, is located in the Mâconnais region of southern Burgundy around Pouilly-Fuissé. The southern part of the appellation touches the Beaujolais.
Soil The vines flourish on steep, east-facing slopes primarily composed of limestone and limestone marls whose brown soil is shallow.
Grape variety 100 % Chardonnay.
Vinification Traditional vinification at 20°C in temperature-controlled tanks. The wine is aged on the lees and is stirred while it ages in oak barrels (25 to 30% new oak) for 12 to 14 months.
Robe Beautiful, brilliant straw yellow in colour.
Nose A fresh nose featuring vegetal notes of blackcurrant buds, a touch of acacia and oaky nuances.
Palate Pleasing roundness and lovely structure with a long, slightly saline finish.
Serve with Serve this wine with cod with saffron-scented jus, prawns with lemongrass or thyme-roasted veal. It is well suited to nutty cheeses such as Comté, Beaufort and Swiss Gruyère as well as semi-dry goat’s cheeses.
Serve at Serve between 10 and 12°C in order to best appreciate all of this wine’s freshness and roundness.
Cellaring potential From 3 to 5 years.
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