FRANCE

2015 | 2013

Santenay `Les Carmelites`
2015 Chardonnay

Viticulture

Vineyard: Côte de Beaune, Village.
Soil Type: Calcareous Clay.
Vine Age: 25 years old.
Irrigation: No irrigation
Harvest Date:
Yield: 35 hl/ha.

Vinification:

Albert Ponnelle produces wines using organic and biodynamic
methods.
Harvest is done by hand in the cooler hours of the morning.
After harvesting, the grapes are taken to the cellar, de-stemmed,
pressed and fermented slowly over a couple of weeks.
Aged for 12 months in oak barrels. Slightly filtered before bottling.

Tasting Notes:

Color: Bright golden yellow.
Nose: Almond, fern and white flower.
Palate: Well rounded, elegant acidity and persistent on the
finish.
Other: This Santenay will pair well with pasta or risotto with
mushrooms, poultry with a creamy sauce or cheeses
such as Comte, Beaufort and goat cheese.

Chemical Analysis:

Alc (%): 12.8
RS (g/l): 1.2
TA (g/l): 4.3
pH: 3.14