Domaine Faiveley

Bourgogne, France

Rully “Les Villeranges” Blanc — 2021

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  • Introduction

    • The village of Rully has been inhabited since Ancient times and its wines have long enjoyed a reputation for excellence. In 1629, King Louis XIII received a gift of 22 barrels of wine from Rully when traveling through Chalon-sur-Saône. The white wine from Rully is now one of the Côte Chalonnaise’s most iconic wines.

  • Vineyard Profile

    • Viticulture: Currently undergoing Organic Conversion
    • Size: 5.28 ha
    • Vine Age: Years planted: 1987, 1990, 2009, 2010, 2013
    • Soil: Clay-limestone
    • Exposure: East
  • Vinification

    • Fermentation: 4 week fermentation in 50% French oak barrels- 10% new oak, and 50% in stainless steel vats
    • Barrel Aging: 16 months in 50% French oak barrels- 10% new oak with regular stirring and 50% in stainless steel vats
    • Filtration: Light filtration using the lenticular module process
    • Fining: Light natural fining
  • Technical Information

    • Varietal Composition: Chardonnay
    • Alcohol: 13%
  • Tasting Notes

    • Clear, light yellow color and a fresh nose characterized by flinty, mineral notes. The palate is smooth, round, and very distinctive with a delicate touch of acidity that lingers on the fresh finish.