Olivier Morin Bourgogne Chitry Blanc 2015
Olivier Morin Bourgogne Chitry Blanc 2015

Olivier Morin Bourgogne Chitry Blanc 2015

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• Domaine: Olivier Morin
• A.O.C.: Bourgogne
• Classification: Burgundy, Chitry, blanc
• Varietal: Chardonnay

Olivier Morin's family has been living on the same parcel of land since at least 1650 (the records do not go back any farther). He and his brother Christian have been working together since 1992. One quarter of the domaine is planted in Aligoté, one quarter in Pinot Noir, and the other half in Chardonnay. Chitry is located next to the village of Saint-Bris, right near Chablis. This location allows Morin's Bourgogne Blanc Chitry to gain their complexity from the kimmerigian soils of the region, high in calcaire component, that also form the subsoil in most of Chablis. Nicknamed a "Baby Chablis", Olivier Morin's Bourgogne Blanc Chitry is fermented all in tank to preserve its freshness and purity. The resulting wines are clear, precise and mineral

Winemaker's Tasting Note : A wine with intense aromas of white flowers. The mouth is lively and elegant. Briny minerality. Great balance. A wine ready to drink now. Ideal tasting temperature 54°. We suggest carafing it just before serving.

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