Bourgogne Chardonnay: Closerie des Alisiers 2017
|Style||White Wine, Sec, Light-bodied, Non Sparkling|
|Wine Region||Burgundy, Bourgogne|
|Grape Variety (Cépage)||Chardonnay|
|Food & Wine Matching||Chicken and Turkey|
|Cellarage||This Bourgogne Chardonnay is made for off-the-bat drinking within three years of vintage.|
|Vinification||Hand-harvested Chardonnay grapes grown on chalky soil at Tonnerre, 20km east of Chablis, are pressed and vinified in stainless steel prior to a ten-month élevage.|
|Alcohol By Volume (%)||12.5|
Stéphane Brocard is a branché Chablisien who found his family’s wine business becoming crowded when working alongside his brother and sister-in-law and sister and brother-in-law.
An intimate knowledge of Burgundy and a hankering to do his own thing led him to set up a boutique négociant business contracting in small parcels of carefully selected grapes, as well as investing in a precious plot of Pommard, for which he has high aspirations.
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