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l'Atelier Bourgogne Chardonnay Blanc

2016 | France | Burgundy 750 ml | 13.00 %
  • Tastes like
  • Apple
  • Citrus
  • Floral
  • Good with
  • Fish
  • Shellfish
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  • 90+
¥190
¥290
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    Description:

    l'Atelier wines are made by Benjamin Laroche, a native of Chablis. His family have had vines in the area since 1663 and have created a vineyard which is considered as one of the jewels of the Chablis appellation.

    Pale colour with greenish hints and silver notes. A charming pure chardonnay. Notes of butter and milky hazelnuts are melting with citrus and white flower aromas. A light, pleasant, fruity thirst quenching wine showing a lot of fineness. Excellent value for Burgundy Chardonnay!

    Variety Description

    Chardonnay:

    Chardonnay is a green-skinned grape variety used to make white wine. It originated in the Burgundy wine region of eastern France but is now grown wherever wine is produced, from England to New Zealand.The Chardonnay grape itself is very neutral, with many of the flavors commonly associated with the grape being derived from such influences as terroir and oak. It is vinified in many different styles, from the lean, crisply mineral wines of Chablis, France to New World wines with oak, and tropical fruit flavors.

    Country Description

    France 

    Practically all the most famous grape varieties used in the world's wines are French varieties, and wine is produced all throughout France. France is the second largest wine producer in the world after Italy. The wines produced range from expensive high-end wines sold internationally to more modest wines usually only seen within France. In many respects, French wines have more of a regional than a national identity, as evidenced by different grape varieties, production methods and different classification systems in the various regions. Some of the more famous wine regions in France include Bordeaux, Burgundy, Champagne, Loire, Chablis and the Rhône valley.

    Region Description

    Burgundy

    Burgundy wine (French: Bourgogne or vin de Bourgogne) is wine made in the Burgundy region in eastern France. The most famous wines produced here—those commonly referred to as "Burgundies"—are dry red wines made from Pinot noir grapes and white wines made from Chardonnay grapes mostly grown in Chablis. Red and white wines are also made from other grape varieties, such as Gamay and Aligoté, respectively. Burgundy has a higher number of appellations d'origine contrôlée (AOCs) than any other French region, and is often seen as the most terroir-conscious of the French wine regions. The various Burgundy AOCs are classified from carefully delineated Grand Cru vineyards down to more non-specific regional appellations.