Location : beneath the village of Pommard, beyond the “Nationale” road which runs between
Beaune and Chagny.
Place name: “La Tournée” and “Les Grandes Carelles” are
next to each other.
Surface area : 0.55 hectare
Altitude : 220 meters
Geology : clay-limestone soils
Age of vines: 23 years
Grape variety : Chardonnay
Vines are pruning in guyot, desuckering, then training with the traditionnal burgundian
technique. Fertilisation is sustainable.
Yield : 65 hl/hectare
Vinification and Maturing
Vinified in stainless steel vat with thermoregulation between 18 and 21°C.
Wines are put into oak barrel during 12 months.
Release date for the vintage 2006 : October 17th, 2007
Annual production : 4760 bottles
Cases of 12 bottles : 400
Alcohol degree : 12.5% vol
Its young robe is brillant, glittering with a pale, yellow colour with green tints.
Its open, powerful and intense nose offers a great aromatic and complex palate mixing toffee,
vanilla and exotic fruit shades. With the time, honney hints will appear.
In the mouth, the first impression is lively, crisp and an all round pleasant mellowness.
For drinking now, but it will get better in 3 years. It can age 5/6 years.
Matching wine with food
Fish and shellfish.
Soft and hard cheeses such as Brie, Vacherin, Saint-Nectaire, Mont-d’Or, Beaufort, Comté and
11 to 12°C as just for pleasure, 12 to 13°C with meals