Christophe Cordier Vire-Clesse Vieilles Vignes (2013)

Christophe Cordier
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SKU CCVV2013
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Varietal Chardonnay
Country France
Region Burgundy
Appellation Vire-Clesse
Size 750ml

Viré Clessé is a relatively new appellation of southern Burgundy, in the Macon region. The two hillsides are well-drained and east-facing. The rocks are fossiliferous limestone and strata of marly-limestone with white limestone pebbles. It is the best soil for the Chardonnay grape.

Wine Enthusiast, 86/100: “This is a spicy, fresh wine with fragrant acidity. It’s crisply fruity with balanced acidity and deliciously aromatic. With its ripe apricot flavors, this wine is ready to drink.” 

Jancis Robinson, 16.5/20: "A little richer and more buttery than other Macon, with the oak a touch more evident but not dominant. Delicious depth of creamy texture and melon fruit. Long and with an attractive grip on the finish."

Varietal:
Chardonnay
Country:
France
Region:
Burgundy
Appellation:
Vire-Clesse
Size:
750ml