Guy and Yvan Dufouleur Hautes Côtes de Nuits Blanc 2015
One Case ( 6 Bottles ): £115.50
Country - France
Region - Burgundy
Grape Varieties - Chardonnay 100%
Alcohol by volume - 13%
Bottle - 75cl
Producer - Domaine Guy & Yvan Dufouleur
Tasting notes - Cool fermented with limited oak to emphasise the clean, fresh mineral flavours. The wine has a rich nose packed with pure fruits flavours through to a clean finish.
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Cool fermented with limited oak to emphasise the
clean, fresh mineral flavours finishing on a salty note.
The Dufouleur family have been merchants since 1596, but it was very recently that
the new generation represented by Yvan & Yann decided to start distributing the
family estate wines. Yann looks after the export markets; Yvan does the winemaking.
The 33 hectares of vineyards extend from Fixin to Santenay and include exclusive
ownership of Fixin Clos du Chapitre Premier Cru.
The vineyards are farmed using sustainable farming methods, using natural organic
products to protect the environment and preserve the characteristic of the soil and
subsoil. The vines are grown in limestone-based soils and have an average age of 35
years. Trained according to the simple Guyot method, the vines undergo two annual
tillings and a green harvest, which reduces the yields and concentrates the flavours
in the grapes.
Total destemming was followed by a cold fermentation, which lasted for two weeks.
After pressing, 20% of the wine was aged in oak barrels and underwent a malolactic
fermentation. The remainder was aged in stainless steel vats, retaining the purity of
Cool fermented with limited oak to emphasise the clean, fresh mineral flavours. The
wine has a rich nose packed with pure fruits flavours through to a clean finish.
The perfect accompaniment to fine, rich fish such as turbot; or grilled veal with
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