Dom. de Coussergues Burgundy Chardonnay 2015 This is one of the best value for money Chardonnay's I have had for a while. Blind tasted I would argue New World wine. Stone fruit, papaya, apricots and just a joy to drink. If it cost any more then the fun would erode away quickly. Serve it slightly cooler than normal and it will warm your heart for sure.
This 100% Chardonnay produced on the hillsides of Saint Georges d’Orques has a light straw colour, a fresh bouquet of zesty yellow citrus fruit. Ripe and full flavoured with a rich and creamy texture, round and perfectly balanced by a fresh lemon acidity with a crisp, clean and long finish.
Domaine Henri Villamont, recognizable by the famous des Guettes tower and a typical winery located in the heart of the village of Savigny les Beaune. This magical place, surrounded by high walls and premier cru vineyards is unique in Burgundy. With an area of 2,400 m2 and a capacity of up to 4,000 barrels, these are huge and exceptionally high cellars of the most famous of Burgundy. A large number of world famous names of Burgundy are produced here: Chassagne Montrachet, Chambolle Musigny , Meursault, Pommard, Savigny les Beaune and Nuits Saint Georges.
This Chardonnay has light yellow color. Powerful aromas of white flowers toast and ripe yellow fruit. Wine with an excellent finish and a slight hint of wood. Ideal as an aperitif and with salad, fish ,mussels, seafood, white meat and goat cheese.
This 17th Century estate was purchased by the Baroness Philippine de Rothschild and her two sons in 1998 and has since undergone extensive renovation. Located in the Saint Polycarp commune near the town of Limoux in the Aude Valley district of the Languedoc Roussillon, the estate has 118 hectares under vine and made up predominately with red varietals, Grenache, Syrah and Malbec from the Mediterranean and Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon from the Atlantic. In 2003 the wine was awarded the status of AOC Limoux. 2008 saw the first vintage of the 2nd wine la Capitalle de Baron'arques and in 2009 the first vintage of Le Chardonnay de Baron'arques was produced from the 3 hectares of Chardonnay planted. All the wines at the estate are under the direct supervision of the Chateau Mouton Rothschild technical team and proudly take their place among the elite brands of Baron Philippe de Rothschild.