Chateau de Santenay - Clos de la Chaise Dieu Blanc- Monopole label
Chateau de Santenay - Clos de la Chaise Dieu Blanc- Monopole bottle

Chateau de Santenay - Clos de la Chaise Dieu Blanc- Monopole 2016

White Wine

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Product Ratings

Jancis Robinson 16pt

Vinification

This regional appellation is produced in the commune of “Saint Aubin”, renowned for the quality of its white wines. The plot is located on a hillside, magnificently exposed to the south-southwest, in the immediate vicinity of our Saint-Aubin "En Vesvau".

Terroir

A mix of largely limestone, light and sandy clays, very draining soil and faulted limestone subsoil allow the vines to sink their roots deeply into the soil and benefit from regular freshness during summer. Vegetative conditions which allow a high quality production on this specific terroir for the production of white wines. The estate is resolutely committed to an environmentally friendly path through a code of good practice. The estate has been Terra Vitis certified since 2004 and HVE3 (High Environmental Values ??level 3). Tillage by plowing, permanent grassing and the removal of herbicides ensure an active biological life of the soils. Leaf stripping and green harvesting allow yields to be controlled and the plant to be in good health through aeration of the bunches.

History

Château de Santenay is one of Burgundy’s largest wine domaines. Its prestigious heritage, which comprises a remarkable Château with a glazed tile roof and 90 hectares of vineyards, is the product of a time-old legacy that is closely tied to the history of the Burgundy wine region. This remarkable château, with its varnished tiles, is a spectacular piece of heritage closely tied to the region’s history. Its vineyards are split between the Côte d’Or and Côte Chalonnaise. The diversity of its ‘climats’ results in a rich palette of wines with distinctive styles that reflect the subtleties of the Burgundy varietals.