Domaine Faiveley

Bourgogne, France

Montagny — 2021

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  • Introduction

    • Montagny is the most southern of the Côte Chalonnaise villages and lies at the border of the Mâconnais. The chardonnay vines thrive in this rugged terrain. The vines face east/south-east and are planted on slopes that reach as high as 400 meters above sea level.

  • Vineyard Profile

    • Viticulture: Currently undergoing Organic Conversion
    • Size: 4.9 ha
    • Vine Age: Years planted: 1982, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2011
    • Soil: Marls
    • Exposure: East
  • Vinification

    • Fermentation: 4 week fermentation in French oak barrels- no new oak
    • Barrel Aging: 16 months in French oak barrels- no new oak, with regular stirring
    • Filtration: Light filtration using the lenticular module process
    • Fining: Light natural fining
  • Technical Information

    • Varietal Composition: Chardonnay
    • Alcohol: 12.5%
  • Tasting Notes

    • Pale yellow in color with golden glimmers. The nose reveals fresh, floral notes combined with delicate aromas of dried fruits. The palate is smooth with good volume and a lively finish. Its rich yet fresh structure gives it exceptional balance and aromatic complexity.