FR-CHG-10-19

Saint-Veran 'Prelude', Domaine Frantz Chagnoleau

Saint-Veran 'Prelude', Domaine Frantz Chagnoleau
  • Certified organic
  • 50+ plus year old vines
  • From Prissé (rocks) and Chasselas (tons of rocks with more iron)
  • 300-350  meters altitude with strong wind
  • 12-20 inches before you hit the bedrock
  • Indigenous yeast
  • Aged in older Burgundy barrels
Producer:
Vintage:
2019
Country:
France
Region:
Burgundy
Appellation:
St. Veran
Variety:
Chardonnay
Color:
White
Farming Practice:
Certified Organic

Press & Reviews

Vinous Media

Score:
90
Date:
2021-01-01
Review:
The palate is well balanced with peach, grapefruit and apricot notes on the entry, an underlying stem ginger thread that becomes more prominent towards the finish. I suspect that the aromatics will gain complexity with bottle age, so afford it 18-24 months in bottle.