Jean-Claude Boisset, Mâcon-Igé `Château London`
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Ripe fruit perfumes characterise this golden wine, with a touch of oak and lovely mineral acidity on the finish.
- Grape Varieties: 100% Chardonnay
- Region: Mâconnais, Burgundy
- Closure: Natural Cork
- Bottle Size: 75cl
Wonderfully put together wine that really stands out in the price range. Similar to a Puligny Montrachet at a fraction of the cost, a cracker!
Tasting Notes and Technical Details
This Chardonnay has golden nuances in the glass. There is a nice complexity on the nose with aromas of ripe yellow fruits, citrus and white rose. This wine is clean and fresh on the palate with good acidity. The finish is long and lively.
- Feature(s): Vegetarian; Vegan; Sustainable
- Alcohol (ABV): 12.5 %
- Acidity: 8.07 g/l
- Residual sugar: 0.90 g/l
- pH: 3.43
This wine is from Igé, one of the Mâconnais' top villages. Château London is the specific vineyard or 'lieu-dit' of the grapes. Vine age is approximately 20 years and the yield is 7,000 vines per hectare. The vines are Guyot trained to a height of 1.3 metres, to ensure enough light exposure for photosynthesis. Soils are stony and clay, with a high proportion of chalk. The grape is a clone of Chardonnay, Chardonnay-Muscaté, which gives the typical structure, poise and freshness of Chardonnay together the aromatic expression of Muscat.