- Variety 100% Chardonnay, in brown, marl, limestone soil. Fully south-facing.
- ageing Ageing takes place in oak barrels, of which 20% are new, for about twelve months. This is followed by a few months in vats to stabilise the wine before bottling.
- tasting Pale gold robe, with plenty of sparkle. At first, the nose evokes notes of white flowers, like acacias, then the second nose delivers a flinty, slightly buttery aspect. Plenty of versatility and subtlety on the palate, with floral notes.
- serving guide 12-13 degrees.
- food pairing A good accompaniment to a cold starter, slightly sharp hard cheese, such as Cantal.
- LAYING DOWN Drink within 2 to 3 years.
Maranges 1er Cru « La Fussière »
The Maranges appellation is the youngest of the Côte de Beaune family, making its debut in May 1989. This vineyard spans three villages: Dezize-lès-Maranges, Cheilly-les-Maranges and Sampigny-les-Maranges. Several hills and slopes make up the appellation; all south/south-east-facing, at an altitude of between 200 and 400 metres. This appellation produces mainly red wines comprising 95% of total production.
The Maranges 1ers Crus are spread over seven distinct climats. The La Fussière climat is the largest of the appellation and spans the Cheilly and Dezize-les-Maranges areas.