Chardonnay

Auvigue Macon Fuisse 2021

Vintage
2021
Size
750ml
Type
White
Alcohol
13.5%
Varietal
Chardonnay
Grapes
Chardonnay
Winery
Auvigue
Region
Burgundy
Country
France
  • Organic
91 AVG
Drink it now or cellar for up to 8 years. No need to decant.

Known as early as 1629 in Beaujolais and Mâconnais, the Auvigue family produces fantastic wines in the Mâcon-Solutré and Pouilly-Fuissé appellations, according to the traditional methods of Burgundian viticulture. Today, the family business is managed by the brothers Jean-Pierre and Michel Auvigue, third-generation of winemakers, and the grapes come from family estates of 6 hectares, of which 2 hectares are organically grown. Since 1946 the company has been based in a converted mill, the Moulin du Pont, in Charnay-lès-Mâcon.

The Chardonnay grapes, grown on marly-calcareous soils, come from the heights of the lovely town of Fuissé. Fermentation takes place in stainless steel tanks at a controlled temperature to preserve the freshness and fruity notes of the grape variety. The wine is then left to age on the fine lees until bottling.

The Auvigue Macon Fuisse is a wine with a bright golden color, rich in mineral aromas and notes of ripe fruit. Aging on the lees adds complexity and roundness to the mouth. It is fresh, smooth, and elegant. Its creamy character makes it ideal for pairing with oysters, shellfish, fish seasoned with white sauces, snails, roasted chicken, or turkey. Serve it chilled.
 
Description
Drink it now or cellar for up to 8 years. No need to decant.

Known as early as 1629 in Beaujolais and Mâconnais, the Auvigue family produces fantastic wines in the Mâcon-Solutré and Pouilly-Fuissé appellations, according to the traditional methods of Burgundian viticulture. Today, the family business is managed by the brothers Jean-Pierre and Michel Auvigue, third-generation of winemakers, and the grapes come from family estates of 6 hectares, of which 2 hectares are organically grown. Since 1946 the company has been based in a converted mill, the Moulin du Pont, in Charnay-lès-Mâcon.

The Chardonnay grapes, grown on marly-calcareous soils, come from the heights of the lovely town of Fuissé. Fermentation takes place in stainless steel tanks at a controlled temperature to preserve the freshness and fruity notes of the grape variety. The wine is then left to age on the fine lees until bottling.

The Auvigue Macon Fuisse is a wine with a bright golden color, rich in mineral aromas and notes of ripe fruit. Aging on the lees adds complexity and roundness to the mouth. It is fresh, smooth, and elegant. Its creamy character makes it ideal for pairing with oysters, shellfish, fish seasoned with white sauces, snails, roasted chicken, or turkey. Serve it chilled.
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