ChardonnayAll products from this varietal
Fresh chardonnay shows bright fruity profile and strong body. Chardonnay wines usually have expressed aromatic complexity and usually it happens due to winemaking techniques (particularly the use of oak promote notes of vanilla, smoke and hints of spices) rather than the variety's intrinsic qualities. Also, this variety can develop cream, yeast and brioche bread notes. Because of this high level of winemaker influence, Chardonnay has become famous as the "winemaker's wine".
Mersault is the standard of French Chardonnay and one of the best representatives of "white" Burgundy. The wines are well-balanced, with round fruit notes and a rich fresh butter aroma due to ageing in oak barrels. They are characterized as silky and oily with a strong and long-lasting aftertaste, and become even more intense in the aroma over time, still maintaining their velvety and sensual style.