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(White wine)

Genetie bourgogne blanc "iluminé" aop

£11.95

Grapes: 100% Chardonnay
ABV:13%
Style: Elegant & full flavoured
Vintage: 2017

From a 12 hectare plot in the village of Bussières, to the south of the Mâconnais region, comes this very fine Burgundy, made from 40-year old vines, on soil that suits Chardonnay so well. 10% of the wine is barrel aged to give a more textural, slightly creamy element.

This is a classic Chardonnay from Southern Burgundy - fine and buttery with floral notes on the nose.  A wine of substance and finesse on the palate. Some creamy textural notes up front reveal the discreet presence of oak, whilst on the finish there is some underlying minerality and a hint of citrus zestiness that provides long lasting flavours.

An admirable accompaniment to the classic Burgundian dish of poulet à la crème (chicken in creamy sauce), or a shellfish chowder. Great with vegetable risotto and pan fried fish, too.

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  • Balanced
  • Burgundy
  • Chardonnay
  • Complex
  • Elegant
  • France
  • French
  • Full-bodied
  • Off-dry
  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian
  • White

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Genetie Bourgogne Blanc "Iluminé" AOP