Bourgogne Chitry

  • 2022
Simonnet Febvre Bourgogne Chitry 2022 Bouteille
  • Appellation

    Appellation Régionale

  • Grape variety

    100% Chardonnay.

  • Soil

    Clay and limestone.

  • Average age of the vines

    25 years

  • Yield

    60 hl/ha

  • Vinification

    Fermentation between 16°C and 20°C in stainless steel vats.

  • Ageing

    Stainless steel vats for 6-8 months.

  • Ageing

    1 to 3 years.

  • Serving Temperature

    Between 10° - 12°C.

  • Situation

    Chitry-le-Fort is a historic winemaking region of Auxerrois. Nestled at the bottom of a cratered mountainside planted with vines, the village boasts a stunning fortified church dating back to the 13th century flanked by a great tower that protected it from plundering during times of war. The Chitry vines sit on the hills that surround the valley in which the village is found with a north/north-east, south/south-east aspect.

  • Tasting and food pairings

    A lovely golden colour with light green glints. On the nose it marries floral notes (hawthorn and honeysuckle) with fruit (lemons and grapefruit) and often a hint of flint. On the palate it is balanced and harmonious with an acidity that allows it to be kept for several years.
    This wine is naturally well-suited to be drunk as an aperitif. Its minerality works well with terrines, asparagus, shellfish, freshwater fish, and of course, the classic snails of Burgundy and 'andouillettes'.

  • Press reviews

    Bourgogne Chitry 2022 - Burgundy Report, Bill Nanson - "A super Bourgogne"

Press reviews
Press reviews
    • Bourgogne Chitry 2022 - Burgundy Report, Bill Nanson - "A super Bourgogne"

      Deep, faintly smoky, saline aromatic. Broad, clean, juicy favoured wine. This is excellent - and very chalky in style - a super Bourgogne. (UK, March 2024)

    • Bourgogne Chitry 2018 - James Suckling - 89 points

      Aromas of lemon zest, crushed chalk, biscuit and a hint of ginger. Dried apricot, too. It's light-to medium-bodied and textured with bright acidity. Drink now.

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