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Saumaize-Michelin Macon-Villages
Domaine Saumaize-Michelin
France - Burgundy - Macon Villages

Grapes are from a parcel called "Les Sertaux".

Harmonious, fresh and clean aromas of fresh apple, lemon, orange blossom, white flower. Pure, crisp, silky and fine texture. Ripe fruit flavors and good acidity.

Specifications
Appellation
Macon Villages
Wine Type
White
Varietal(s)
100% Chardonnay
Age of vines
45-50 years
Agricultural Practices
Sustainable
Vinification
100% barrel fermented; 100% malolactic fermentation. 50% vinified in stainless steel; 50% aged in French oak for 8-10 months.
Pairings

Excellent with poultry served with a creamy sauce. (The locals enjoy it with Poulet de Bresse / Bresse Chicken). It is also divine with goat cheese.

Reviews and News

2016 Saumaize Michelin Macon Villages - 88 PTS - VINOUS

2016 Saumaize Michelin Macon Villages - 88 PTS - VINOUS

vinous logo 250"Light straw-yellow color. Very ripe aromas of nectarine, peach and spices. Soft, sweet, pliant wine with peach and citrus fruit flavors nicely framed by ripe supporting acidity. This wine has the balance and easygoing fruit to offer tasty early drinking. - Stephen Tanzer"
- Antonio Galloni's Vinous (November 2017), 88 pts

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2015 Saumaize Michelin Macon Villages - 87 PTS - VINOUS

2015 Saumaize Michelin Macon Villages - 87 PTS - VINOUS

vinous logo 250"Bright citrus and floral aromas. Juicy, supple and shapely, offering easy-drinking citrus fruit flavors. - Stephen Tanzer"
- Vinous (October 2016), 87 pts

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2014 Saumaize Michelin Macon Villages - 87 PTS - WS

2014 Saumaize Michelin Macon Villages - 87 PTS - WS

wine spectator 87 pts"A light apple- and peach-flavored white, this is fresh and juicy. Offers balance and length, with a mouthwatering finish. Drink now. 200 cases made. –BS"
- Wine Spectator (June 30th 2016), 87 pts

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Producer Information: Domaine Saumaize-Michelin

Saumaize-Michelin was founded in 1977, when Roger Saumaize received 4 hectares of vineyards from his father. Roger had grown up in the vineyards and began working them at age 14. ...
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