From Tournus to La Chapelle de Guinchay
By Michael Edwards
This Guide was last updated on 25 April 2011
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Address: Route de Chardonnay,
Tel: 03 85 40 50 45 Fax: 03 85 40 58 05
Geo-coordinates: Latitude: 46:30:12N (46.50325) Longitude: 4:53:5E (4.88472)
Raphaël Sallet runs this immaculate 24ha domaine with precision and flair making long-lived wines with a sense of place. His two Mâcon Villages wines from the pretty northern communes of Uchizy and Chardonnay (the latter village the cradle of the famous white grape) show a quite different character reflecting their different terroirs. Yet both have wonderful vivacity and aromas of white flowers, typical of this corner near Tournus. There is also a chambre d’hôte here with four simple pristine bedrooms of real farmhouse character allowing you to stay on this well respected working wine estate.
Useful information: Appointments preferred. English spoken.
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