2015 Domaine Andre Bonhomme, Vire Clesse "Vieilles Vignes," Burgundy

Press and Tasting Notes

Crafted from eighty year-old vines, Domaine Andre Bonhomme is set high above the village of Viré. The Bonhomme Vieilles Vignes cuveé - their old vine cuvee - is more like a Meursault than a Macon. It is an incredibly complex, well structrued Chardonnay with richness and minerality. Crushed stone, saline, and chalk are offset by a c ... Read More »

A Merchant's Pick


Featured October 13, 2017

THE REVIEW

Within the Maconnais of Burgundy is a tiny village called Vire Clesse. There, you will find some of the finest Chardonnay values in Burgundy.Read More »

Varietal

Chardonnay

Chardonnay is the most popular white wine grape grown throughout the world.  The most prized Chardonnay growing regions are Burgundy, Champagne and California.  The Chardonnays of Burgundy tend to produce dry, elegant w ... Read More »

Region

Burgundy

Wine has been made in Burgundy for over 2,000 years.  The monks were responsible for first identifying specific plots of lands as superior to others; this heirarchy later became the basis for the region’s classification ... Read More »