2014 Château de la Crée, Santenay Premier Cru Graviéres Chardonnay 750ml
The southernmost village within the Côte d’Or, Santenay is located just south of Chassagne-Montrachet. Santenay’s etymology probably derives from the Latin word “Sanctus,” implying a place considered sacred even before the Christian era. Although recognized for its graceful Pinot Noirs, Santenay also produces intense, mineral-rich Chardonnays of great depth and structure. The Gravières vineyard lies close to the border of Chassagne-Montrachet, and may be the most prestigious parcel in Santenay. Our Gravières Premier Cru Chardonnay
comes from mature vines with southeastern aspect and row orientation.
Rich, intense flavors of citrus and apple are the hallmarks of this elegant, handsomely opulent white Burgundy. Offering a stylish, ripe-apple Chardonnay nose, the wine’s beautiful fruit profile is complemented by a crisp, slightly mineral acidity that carries seemlessly through a harmonious finish of remarkable length.