||PULIGNY-MONTRACHET "LES CHALUMEAUX"
Grape variety: Chardonnay.
Average age of the vines: 30 years.
Fermentation in one- to five-year-old barrels.
Temperature control (18-20 °C), duration of the fermentation 8 to 10 weeks.
Maturing on lees for 11 months.
Complete malolactic fermentation.
“Bâtonnage” (stirring up of the lees) depending on the vintage.
Bottling after one racking.
This Premier Cru from Puligny is characterised by finesse, subtleness and floral aromas, underlined by an elegant minerality. It will happily accompany grilled fish and all steamed dishes. It will require to be laid down for three to five years in order to reach its full expression.