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Chardonnay Blauw 2017

€16,00

Succulent Starfruit & Caramel

A fresh, fully oaked Chardonnay from a stunning Belgian castle. Malolactic fermentation adds to notes of butter and brioche, alongside fresh and developed flavors. A beautiful bottle and compelling story!

For Belgium's largest wine domain, the Burgundian comparisons are unavoidable: winemaker Joyce van Rennes studied in Burgundy, the original vines were sourced from a Burgundian supplier, and, just like in Burgundy, the roots draw from a limestone subsoil. Learn more

Song:  The Power of Love, Huey Lewis & The News
Movie:  Back to the Future, Robert Zemeckis
Book:  1Q84, Haruki Murakami

For a more traditional pairing, enjoy this oaky Chardonnay with good white meats like pork and roasted chicken, or alongside a plate of cheese.

Grapes:  Chardonnay
Harvest:  Hand-picked, <50 hl/ha
Vineyard:  Hommelberg (dry, south-facing slope)
Cellar:  Stainless steel fermentation, maturation on lees with bâtonnage, partial malolactic fermentation
Alcohol:  13%
Sugar:  2.9 g/L
Acidity:  6 g/L
Soil:  Loam, limestone
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