lafon macon uchizy les marches

Domaine Heritiers du Comte Lafon Macon Uchizy Les Maranches

  • Size: 2 ha (4.94 ac)
  • Variety: Chardonnay
  • Vine Age: Half planted in 1977, half in 1999
  • Terroir: Blend of two parcels within the lieu-dit Les Maranches, facing south, about 200-meters altitude, shallow clay soil with white limestone rocks from substrate.
  • Viticulture: Certified organic, biodynamic methods
  • Vinification: Indigenous yeast fermentation in 45-45hL oval oak foudres. Aged for 7 to 8 months on fine lees, racked pre-bottling.

Sourced from a single vineyard in the commune of Milly-Lamartine, a fairly warm and sunny parcel that typically produces wines with exotic fruit and floral aromas, a beautiful opulence balanced with a precise, saline finish.