2016 Jacques Charlet, "La Crochette" Macon-Villages, Burgundy

Press and Tasting Notes

A bounty of green apple and Comice pear fill the glass of the best sub-$20 white Burgundy we've tasted in a while. The Macon may very well be one the best valued Chardonnay producing regions in Burgundy - if not the world. Made from 100% Chardonnay grown in a limestone-clay soil, “La Crochette” is vinified ... 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 »