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2014 Maison L'Envoye Chardonnay "Bourgogne"

Winery: Maison L'Envoye

Vintage: 2014

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Bourgogne"

Wine Category: Chardonnay

Grape blend: 100% Chardonnay

Region: Maconnais

State or country: France

Price: $20

Cases produced: unknown

KWG Score: 88 (based on 1 review)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good (88)

Review date: July 23, 2017

Wine Review: This very nice French Chardonnay from the Maconnaise area of Burgundy is a pretty yellow with a slight greenish tinge in the glass. On the nose, I picked up aromas of lemon, orange blossom, light oak and green hay. It is light to medium bodied and bit rustic with bright acidity. Its flavors are a slightly earthy green apple and lemon rind with integrated minerality. It has a very pleasant long finish with citrus, spice and hazelnut notes. A crisp skinned garlic roast chicken would be quite enjoyable with this wine. – Mark

Winemaker Notes: From two mature vineyards in La Roche Vineuse, this is a classic white Burgundy with a nose of lemon sorbet, tangerine zest with nuances of wild honey. The textured mid-palate shows flavors of lightly grilled citrus and stone fruit while a long line of vibrant acidity enlivens the finish.

Organic status: not organic

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