Aromas of white flowers, peach and pear with notes of hazelnut. A round mouthfeel full of complexity, with a mineral finish. Classic, good value Mâcon.
The Chavet estate is located in Davayé, at the foot of the rock of Solutré, in the Mâconnais region of southern Burgundy. The family have 12 hectares under vine, 10 of which are in the appellation of St Véran. The current custodian, Christophe, is the sixth generation of Chavets to manage the domaine. The vines, which average around 35 years old, are planted on some thirty plots with clay-limestone soil made up of small orange pebbles called gunflint. It is on these soils facing south, south-east and relatively steep that the Chardonnay expresses all its character.
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