1998 L'Aventure Chardonnay


  • Direct crushing in a pneumatic press
  • 100% barrel fermented (new French oak)
  • Malolactic fermentation: none
  • Aging: on the fermentation lees with frequent batonnage until the bottling
  • At Bottling: Alcohol = 13.8%, T.A. = 7.35, Ph = 3.20

    Tasting Notes:

    Toasted bread flavor on the nose, with honeysuckle and pear overtones. It has good acidity, with full, rich body, and a long smooth finish with a note of minerality and white flowers.

    Serving Suggestions:

    Dover sole, swordfish or seabass; lobster or shrimp; white meat in a cream sauce (poulet à la crème or blanquette de veau)