The Domaine des Riottes in Meursault, which owns four hectares of vines, offers a lovely range of Côte de Beaune wines.
Located in the South of the Côte de Beaune, Santenay has a double vocation, spa and wine. Its vineyards extend from Santenay to Remigny in continuity with the terroir.
The soil consists of limestone containing marl and clay.
Traditional vinification: The grapes are pressed immediately upon arrival at the winery in pneumatic presses. Settling, cold storing for 48h. Fermentation in barrels at low temperature, 16/20° to preserve aromas. Ageing continues in barrels on total lies between 8 to 12 months with regular stirring to gain depth and complexity. 30% of new barrels.
Pale gloden and crystalline in colour. The finish is long
The nose is floral with notes of vanilla and hawthorn.
The mouth is well-rounded, lightly smoked, with a nice concentration of exotic fruits.
Perfectly fits with shellfish, seafood gratin, river fishes (trout...), chicken with a creamy sauce or fish couscous. Cheeses: Goat cheese, Beaufort Comté, Emmental...
Drink within 4 years.