About the Wine: The Mâconnais is located in Southern Burgundy and takes its name from a town called Mâcon. The hilltop vineyard which produces Belena is called “Les Roches” which means “The Rocks”. The vines are situated on the western side of the Saône river where clay, silica and granite dominate the soils. These contribute to this wine’s mineral freshness, and zest. The mature grapes are harvested by hand, destemmed, and gently pressed. The wine is fermented with selected yeast in stainless steel vats to preserve natural aromas and flavors.
Winemaker Tasting Notes: This is a classic expression of unoaked Chardonnay that balances supple richness with refreshing acidity. Notes of pear and peach transition to a minerally citrus finish. Enjoy with salads, roast chicken and creamy cheeses.
Varietal: 100% Chardonnay from old vines.