Bourgogne Chitry

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Simonnet Febvre Bourgogne Chitry 2017 Bouteille
  • Appellation

    Appellation Régionale

  • Grape variety


  • 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

    1-3 years

  • Serving Temperature


  • 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. Aspect: north/north-east, south/south-east

  • Tasting and food pairings

    The Bourgogne Chitry 2017, with its intense golden colour and green highlights, is a wine full of freshness. Its nose reveals aromas of honeysuckle as well as citrus (lemon and grapefruit) There is a frequent hint of gun stone brought by the soil. Its mouth is balanced and lively with an acidity allowing the care of it.
    This wine is naturally well-suited to being drunk as an aperitif. Its minerality works well with terrines, asparagus, shellfish, freshwater fish and, of course, the classic Burgundian snails and 'andouillettes'.

Press reviews
Press reviews
    • 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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