Bruno Clair Marsannay Blanc

Domaine Bruno Clair Marsannay Blanc

Wine Information 
Marsannay Blanc, comes from various plots on the Marsannay slope, above les Longeroies, les Étalles, les Vaudenelles and les Roseys.

It is a blend of 80 % chardonnay and 20% pinot blanc. Purposely planted on poor soil, very fine clay, called " rabbit grounds ", the chardonnay gives fruity aromas whereas the pinot blanc brings roundness and meatiness. 

Size: 2.26 ha (5.58 ac)
Varieties: 80% Chardonnay, 20% Pinot Blanc
Vine Age: 3/4 planted in 1980, 1/4 planted up to 2000
Terroir: Slope above Marsannay, poor soil of fine clay
Viticulture: Lutte raisonnée (converting to organic)
Vinification: Pneumatic pressing, indigenous yeast fermentation. Aged for 18 months in older oak barrels calledfoudres. Short blending period in tank before bottling.

  • Product Name: Marsannay Blanc
  • Producer: Domaine Bruno Clair
  • Importer: Becky Wasserman Selections
  • Country Region Appellation:
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    • Marsannay
  • Varietal: Chardonnay
  • Agricultural Standards: Sustainable
  • Closure: Cork
  • ALC %: 13