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Givry "Champ-Lalot" blanc

Givry "Champ-Lalot" blanc

  • The vintage
    • The climatic conditions were very mixed in 2016. The harvests took place later than usual in order to allow the grapes to reach their optimum ripeness levels. Our wines present fruity aromas. The wines are smooth and fleshy. This promises to be a very distinctive vintage.

  • Appellation
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    • Introduction

      The commune of Givry lies in the Côte Chalonnaise and is renowned for its red wines, often compared in style to those of Mercurey. It also produces much smaller volumes of white wines which are known for their fresh and elegant style.

    • Exposition

      South-East

    • Soil

      Limestone

    • Grape Variety

      Chardonnay

    • Characteristics of our plot

      Surface area

      1 ha 10 a - (2,72 Acres)

    • Characteristics of our plot

      Years the vines were planted

      1983

  • Winemaking
    • Winemaking

      The grapes are harvested and sorted by hand. The musts are extracted using a pneumatic press before being settled. The alcoholic fermentation lasts 4 weeks and takes place in French oak barrels for a proportion of the musts (30%) and no new oak is used for this wine. The ageing period lasts 12 months with regular stirring whilst the rest of the blend is aged in vats. This allows the wine to develop delicate woody notes whilst conserving its freshness and distinctive character.

  • Tasting
    • Tasting

      This wine displays a delicate golden colour in its youth which evolves towards a deeper golden colour with age. The nose combines mineral and fruity notes to give a pleasant sensation of freshness. The palate is fresh and lively with distinctive aromas of citrus and dried fruits.

    • Serve with

      Fish in sauce, pike in beurre blanc sauce, shellfish

    • Serve at

      10°C to 12°C

    • Cellaring Potential

      2 to 5 years

  • The vintage
  • Appellation
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  • Winemaking
  • Tasting
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