Chardonnay, Macon-Bussieres Le Grands Puits, Domain Thierry Drouin 2018

£14.50

Description

Based in the village of Vergisson the Drouin family domaine comprises some 11 hectares and is run by Thierry and son Charles-Edouard. Established for several generations it comprises 6ha of prime Pouilly Fuissé vineyards and 3ha of Macon Villages. The grapes for the Mâcon-Bussières are from low-yielding 35 year old vines planted with a north-west exposure. The wine is aged for 8 months in 500-litre oak barrels on fine lees to extract maximum flavour and texture. Pale straw yellow in appearance, the nose of the wine has rich aromas of vanilla, pear and pineapple as well as white flowers. On the palate, the expression is elegant, middle-weight and pure with a touch of citrus/mineral flavour on the finish.

Additional information

Bottle size

75cl

Colour

White

Country

France

Grape variety

Chardonnay

Producer

Domaine Drouin

Region

Burgundy

Style

Heavier