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Domaine Jessiaume

"Wine is a living thing. It is made, not only by grapes and yeasts, but of skill and patience"

Santenay IER Cru


Les Gravières

Plot Santenay Ier Cru
Grape Chardonnay
Area 0.77 Ha
Harvest 31/08/2015
Ground Oolitic limestone and marl
Bottling process 17/03/2017
Exposure South-East
Aging capacity 5 to 7 years
Sulphites 101 mg/L
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Tasting Notes The color is golden yellow with silver shades. The complex nose develops citrus aromas and floral notes. In the mouth, it has a beautiful richness that stands out with the length slightly brioche.
Santenay Ier Cru 46°55'10.67"N 4°42'51.75"E
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Winemaking After directly pressing the whole grapes the juice is transfered to stainless tanks. The must is then put in oak barrels by gravity and naturally starts the alcoholic fermentation. The aging occurs on the lees for 15 months (25% new oak).