chardonnay gourmand

Although legend has it that this grape variety was brought by crusaders, originating from the vineyards of Burgundy, it has become an international grape variety. Our Chardonnay, produced on limestone soils, gives a wine with a particular minerality.

Food matches/vin
Simply as an aperitif or faithful companion of all Mediterranean fish, on sushi and goat cheese. Serve at 6 – 8°C.

Bouteille de Chardonnay Gourmand du Château de Gourgazaud

Grape variety
100% Chardonnay.

Age of the vines
30 years.

Limestone soils of the Miocene (tertiary era) mixed with alluvium.

Mode of driving the vines
Cordon de Royat et taille en Guyot.

35 hl/ha.

Skin maceration followed by light pressing after destemming, in a stainless steel membrane tank for 6 hours, followed by a 20-day fermentation at a controlled temperature.

In stainless steel vat.

Tasting notes
Beautiful golden colour. Slightly mineral nose with notes of citrus, acacia and broom.