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Maison Paul Benoit

Paul Benoit - Mâcon-Villages 2015

AOP Mâcon-Villages

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    White wines
      Witty whites
    Strength
    Delicious with Meat Fish Cheese
    Ideal for Aperitif
  • The perfect matchChicken with tarragon.
  • The perfect occasion Family lunch
A pretty wine, just as we like it!
Jean-Michel Deluc Head Sommelier of Le Petit Ballon
  • The estate

    Maison Paul Benoit

    The estate is run by three brothers and their father, who take great care to preserve the legacy of the first generation of their family who first grew vines here in 1947, near Meursault. A family business, from the soil of the vineyards to the labels on the bottles, and all the better for it! The construction of a new winery in Beaune has allowed them to take control of the entire process, making this a truly home-grown domaine!

  • Jean-Michel Deluc says

    A lovely, pretty village wine. This charming Chardonnay hails from the Macon, an area known for good value wines within Burgundy and manages to balance the minerality, fruit and softness of its style. This is Paul Benoît's wine and as we've come to expect, it's a fruity, buttery Chardonnay with some lovely floral notes as well. It's a style of wine to be enjoyed in youth; flattering, fresh and absolutely thirst quenching. It may seem light in appearance but there's enough weight to accompany fish, seafood and even light meats. I hope you enjoy it as much as I do!

  • Wine family

    Witty Whites
    White wines
      Witty whites
    Strength
    Delicious with Meat Fish Cheese
    Ideal for Aperitif

    Perfect whites for perfect conversation.

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  • Wine and food Pairing

    • Meat : Pasta with meat sauces, veal with rosemary, chicken with mushrooms
    • Fish : Grilled fish, pike quenelle, langoustines with cold mayonnaise, prawns à la plancha.
    • Cheese : Goats cheese, Comté, Abondance.
    • Vegetables : Vegetable gratin
  • Details

    • Origin : Burgundy Appellation : AOP Mâcon-Villages
    • Keeping potential : 2018
      Keeping : 2020
      Ready to drink
    • Grapes : Chardonnay.
    • Culture : Conventional
    • Service : 10-12°
    • Decanting : No
    • Alcohol : 12,5%
    • Cont. : 750 mL
    • Sulfite : Yes
  • Tasting

    • Ideal for : Aperitif, Family lunch, Dinner, Barbecue
    • Eye : The wine has a bright gold colour, with youthful, fresh tinges towards the rim.
    • Nose : On the nose, the Chardonnay explodes with aromas of peach, pear, hazelnut, fresh butter and citrus fruits.
    • Mouth : In the mouth, it has a beautiful minerality and freshness, opening into a fruitier profile and finishing with a touch of mint and vanilla.
    • Summary
      Powerful
      Complex
      Spicy
      Fruity
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