Bourgogne blanc Ambre - Vendange d'Automne

The FERRAND winery is situated in village of Solutré-Pouilly in the heart of the AOC POUILLY FUISSE « appellation contrôlée” in Southern Burgundy.

GEOLOGY : Clay and chalky soil from Jurassic time, vineyard is spread over East/southeast sunny slopes between 250 and 300 meter above the sea level.
AVERAGE AGE : 40 years old
GRAPE : 100% chardonnay

HARVEST : Manual in november

WINE MAKING : Tradional winemaking process, ageing in new Chens barrel. Bâtonnage every week.. Racking, blending and bottling in September.

TASTING : Bright gold dress with silver reflexions. This wine reveals a fleshy nose of fruits with candied quince and white pepper aromas. The palate is well balance: first, a ripe and sweet attack, then a remarkable vivacity. There are rip fruits, spice and vanilla aromas with some notes of wood. This is a complex and long wine.

RECOMMENDED DISHES : Ideal with foie gras and dessert.
AGEING : 10 Years.