Auxey Duresses "Les Crais" - 2020 - Frédéric Cossard
Domaine de Chassorney
Complex nose carried by notes of citrus, white fruits, flowers, honey, iodized and mineral notes. Taut and long palate, big volume with an oxidative hint, endless finish.
- 75 cl
- Original features
- Degree of alcohol
- 12.5 %
- To drink from
- 2023 to 2030
100% Chardonnay from vines grown organically and planted on notably calcareous soils, at the top of the combe. It is a very small plot, since Frédéric only has 30 ares, to be divided between the Pinot Noir and the Chardonnay on Auxey appellation. Manual harvesting and natural vinification: direct pressing, long fermentations and aging for 14 months in ovoid concrete vats. Bottled at the Domaine without fining, filtration or addition of sulphites.
Frédéric Cossard and his partner Laure founded their estate in 2006, while also beginning to buy grapes from multiple historic appellations: Meursault, Puligny-Montrachet, Chassagne-Montrachet, Pommard, Chambolle-Musigny, Vosne-Romanée, and even the Jura. Their story began 10 years earlier, as Fred and Laure are also the names behind Domaine de Chassorney, which was born in 1996. This son of...All wines
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