Wine Francois Mikulski, Bourgogne Chardonnay AOC, 2014
The wine is pale yellow with pale green highlights.
The wine has a lively, energetic and rich taste. Generous palette presented tones of ripe fruit, especially pears, as well as hints of citrus, hints of passion fruit and mineral nuances. The finish is long and bright, with a fruity touch.
The aroma of wine - invigorating and persistent, rich shades of dried fruit, pear, apple, hints of almonds, pine nuts. Bright gamma citrus (grapefruit and lemon) is combined with soft notes of persimmon, creating an elegant bouquet loop.
The wine is recommended to serve with dishes Burgundian cuisine as well as seafood and fish dishes.
Bourgogne Chardonnay - excellent white wine from François Mikulski, representing the Bourgogne region. The wine is created from Chardonnay grapes grown in the areas bordering the area Meursault. This gives the drink a performance close to the wines Meursault: stable, long and rich flavor, as well as a great storage capacity. After fermentation, the Chardonnay is aged in oak barrels for 16 months. The ideal period of consumption of wine - after 4-5 years of additional bottle aging.
Domain Francois Mikulski - relatively young winery Burgundy. Its history began in 1992 when Francois Mikulski and his wife Marie-Pierre decided to do wine, leaving it not only all their time and energy, but also attached to this all their financial capabilities. Francois has Polish roots - his father in 1939, he emigrated from Poland to England. Later he settled in Dijon (France), where, in fact, born Francois. After his studies and military service, the young Francois went to California to comprehend the wisdom of art of winemaking. Back in Burgundy, he decided to start his own business and set up their own winery.
Domain François Mikulski vineyards are located on 8.6 hectares, most of which is in appellasone Meursault. In its activities, the company professes the idea of "purism", provides for a minimum intervention in the vegetation of grapes. To fertilize the vines are used exclusively organic substances and remedies are used minimally, only in necessary amounts to achieve the goal. Mikulski wine is sometimes called "modernist", they do not look like traditional Burgundian. However, wine critics appreciate Domain products, seeing in his philosophy of a new round of development of winemaking in Burgundy.