Chardonnay de PeissyGenève Appellation d'Origine Contrôlée
Genève Appelation d’Origine Contrôlée
Origin: Quality controlled (AOC) Geneva, Peissy
Height : 400-500 m
Soil : Molasse (a soft, crumbly sandstone)
Grape variety : Chardonnay
Pruning method : Guyot
Average production : 70 hl/ha
Winemaking :Harvested early October. Alcoholic fermentation at cool temperature
(18°C) followed by malolactic fermentation. Stored in stainless steel tanks. Cold stabilization and filtration achieved by early March. Bottled in April
Characteristics : Light colour, aromas of citrus and mango, round full body.
Strength 13% ABV
Gastronomy: Ideal with seafood, lobster, fish, pâté or by itself as an aperitif.
Best time to drink : Now and up to 2-3 years after vintage.
Service temperature : 8-9°C