Wine Domaine Michel Niellon, Chassagne-Montrachet, 2010
The wine is light golden color.
The wine has a refined, elegant, refreshing taste with notes of lemon, minerals and harmonious aftertaste.
In the beautiful aroma of the wine reveals citrus, floral and mineral nuances.
Wine perfectly complements seafood, fish and white meat.
Chassagne-Montrachet wine made from Chardonnay grapes grown in vineyards located in the area Chassagne-Montrachet in the Cote de Beaune. Chassagne part of the name means "the area with oaks" and Montrachet - "naked mountain". Chassagne-Montrachet wine is known for its rich, concentrated and well-balanced taste, and - true Burgundian fragrant bouquet.
Chardonnay wine Chassagne-Montrachet is assembled by hand in small boxes with a number of different areas with old vines, with productivity, reduced 35 hl / ha. Grapes passes spontaneous alcoholic and malolactic fermentation in oak barrels. After that, the wine is aged on the lees for 12 months in barrels, of which 25% - a new, and one month - in stainless steel tanks. The wine is bottled without filtration.
Speaking of vintage, 2010, it should be noted that the white wines from Chardonnay show themselves great. This year has been perfect for a long ripening grapes. However, because of the rains and winds observed decline in yields and delay the formation of the ovary on the vines, though if not for these factors, perhaps the taste of wine would be less interesting. Compared with the 2009 vintage, they are similar in consistency, have excellent freshness and excellent potential for long aging, but more moderate in taste. As famous Burgundian winemaker: "Vintage 2009 Like many, and wine in 2010 reflect a true Burgundian character."
A small family estate domain Michelle Nellon located in Chassagne-Montrachet (Chassagne-Montrachet). Here, in small quantities produced remarkable rare wines, enjoying the incredible demand among connoisseurs of the drink. The estate is known throughout the world for its magnificent Burgundy white wines: Chassagne-Montrachet Preme Cru "Clos Saint Jean", Chassagne-Montrachet Preme Cru "Clos de la Maltrua", Chassagne-Montrachet Preme Cru "Verger", as well as red wine - Chassagne -Monrashe Premiers Crus "Clos de la Maltrua."
Robert M. Parker calls Michel Nellona one of the top five producers of Chardonnay in the world !!! Domain Michelle Nellon awarded the "five-star" as "outstanding" ("outstanding") - the highest category on the evaluation system wineries of Robert Parker. The famous critic speaks very well about the wines Domain: "... wine Michel Nellona never disappoints. I buy them for the past 25 years, and Michelle Nellon - one of the few manufacturers of wine that does not depend on the vintage, whether the average, good or bad ... Wine Nellona have incredible storage capacity. "