Grape: Chardonnay (2015)
Producer: Louis Jadot
Location: Macon Villages, Burgundy, France
Included in Lesson: Body Levels
About this wine
Chardonnays are called the 'blank canvas' of wine because they can turn out in so many ways depending on climate and winemaking. This Macon-Villages is from the Southernmost part of Burgundy, which is much warmer and offers the plumpest of all white Burgundies.
Colour: Straw Yellow
Aromas: Lemon, Apple, Chalk, Pear, Pineapple
Glycerol: Very high
Sugars: Very low / absent
Tannins: Very low / absent
Alcohol: 12.5% Vol
Grilled or fried fish and seafood. Roasted poultry and veal. Goat cheese. Butternut squash, pumpkin and fennel.
The wine maker
Louis Jadot is among the most influential winemakers in Burgundy. Their philosophy is to let the wine run its own course as much as possible, without too much human intervention.