Au Quin Château - 2020 - Julien Guillot
Clos des Vignes du Maynes
A Chardonnay that succeeds in being both fat and tense, carried by notes of pear, apricot, candied lemon, butter, a hint of fermentation. Perfectly balanced and long, big crush for this wine.
- 75 cl
- Original features
- Degree of alcohol
- 14.5 %
- To drink from
- 2023 to 2029
100% Chardonnay from young vines grown biodynamically (certification from the 2021 vintage, the plot has been rented for four years only), planted in Martailly-lès-Brancion on white marls and blue marls soils, rather close to Jura terroirs, while Cruzille appellation is known for its limestone soils! Manual harvest, direct pressing, one year aging in barrels, racking, then one year in enamelled vats. Bottled without fining or filtration, just a micro-dose of sulphur.
Julien Guillot is a face of youth and renewal for the Mâconnais. He started working in 1998 on his family’s estate, spearheading its conversion to biodynamics, and finally taking over the reigns in 2001. Founded in 1952 by his grandfather Pierre, the Clos has never seen the use of chemicals, and has always been cultivated with the greatest respect for the earth. Working without herbicides was...All wines
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