Mâcon Igé château London
Planted with low vines, the vineyard is in the commune of Igé to the north of Mâcon. The soil - clay and marl on a limestone bedrock - gives the minerality often found in wines from this appellation.
Vinification & Elevage
The grapes are harvested by hand and placed in small crates to prevent the bunches being compacted. For our white wines, the grapes are brought whole to our pneumatic wine press. Slow gentle pressing allows the juices to be extracted in the best possible conditions. These juices are then placed in a settling vat and cooled to 8° for 24 hours to clarify them. Lastly, they are placed directly in oak barrels (15 % of which are new) for alcoholic fermentation over 12-14 months.
Commentaries by our oenologist
"Colour: pale gold with light golden highlights. Very aromatic nose of yellow fruit aromas, predominantly yellow peaches. The palate is clean, precise with good energy, with intense notes of vine peaches and lemon confit. Salty notes in the finish. A dense wine with consistency and freshness. "
"A very pleasant aperitif wine. Goes well with zander terrine, chicken with eel sauce, goat's cheeses. "