Rully “Les Villeranges” Blanc — 2021
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.
- Viticulture: Currently undergoing Organic Conversion
- Size: 5.28 ha
- Vine Age: Years planted: 1987, 1990, 2009, 2010, 2013
- Soil: Clay-limestone
- Exposure: East
- 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
- Varietal Composition: Chardonnay
- Alcohol: 13%
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.