Chateau de la Greffiere 2011

Macon la Roche Vineuse

  • Crisp and Minerally - Typical of Macon

    Golden straw yellow, ripe citrus (grapefruit & mandarin) and pineapple aromas also found on palate with minerally, crunchy green apple finish.

    Owned by the Greuzard family since 1924 and located in the Maconnais the family own 28 hectares of vines in four different villages and produce eight different wines including Macon La Roche Vineuse, Sant Veran and Bourgogne.

  • Grape Variety Chardonnay
    Vintage 2011
    Food Pairing As aperitif, poultry, escargot (snails), goats cheese
    Service 10-12°C
    Alcohol 13%
    Producer Chateau de la Greffiere
    Region Maconnais, Bourgogne
    Ageing Potential 3 years

  • “There are less expensive Macons; there may be greater Macons, but we feel there is no finer Macon for the money.”

    "A little smoke, hazelnut, quince and unripe pineapple. It's fresh and tangy in the mouth, with a touch of creaminess, but boy is it dry and neatly tucked in. A dry flinty/chalky character is a dominant trait here, but I like its verve and lightness. some zesty green apple tang on the finish. Good."
    90 Points - Gary Walsh,, July 2013

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