Givry Champ Pourot Domaine Ragot (no reserve) 2018

  • Citrus
  • Aperitif wine
  • Enjoy with friends
  • Color:White
  • 13% 
  • 3L
  • Intensity
  • Crisp

Connaissant un véritable âge d'or du temps des ducs de Bourgogne, le vin blanc de Givry est tout de même recherché pour son caractère, son joli gras et sa minéralité saisissante. More info

  • Quantity: 4 Bottles
  • Level: 4 into-neck
  • Label: 4 very slightly marked label, 2 very slightly stained label

Givry Champ Pourot Domaine Ragot serve at a temperature of 12°C. It will pair perfectly with the following dishes: Escalope de veau à la crème, Brochet au beurre blanc, Pigeon aux petits pois.

  • Vintage score: 16/20
  • Lot presentation
    Givry Champ Pourot Domaine Ragot

    Cuvée presentation

    The golden age for Givry wines coincided with the Duchy of Burgundy, a time when the Côte Chalonnaise was deemed to be on a par with its cousin in Beaune. We know, for example, that Philippe le Hardi gave wine from Givry to his father-in-law, the Count of Flanders. At the end of the 14th century, a great deal of wine was consumed and bought in Givry and Jambles, particularly through local courtiers. Sales prices indicate that the quality of Givry was often comparable to the wines of Beaune and the vogue for Givry did not definitively end with the annexation of the Duchy of Burgundy by the French throne; under the Bourbon kings, Givry continued to stain the princely tablecloths crimson. The Givry tradition was so well established that, when passing through Givry on the eve of the French Revolution, historian Courtépée related Henry IV's penchant for the wine. The historian's judgement was unequivocal; he claimed that Givry was the best wine in the Côte region and he named it the “Volnay du Chalonnais”. It was around this time that négociant Vivant Millard's double-vaulted cellars were built in the province's second winemaking capital; this innovation allowed for up to 2000 bottles of wine to be stored. After the glory years, the smallest appellation of the Côte Chalonnaise became somewhat lost to obscurity. But in the past few years, several talented wine producers have begun planting quality vines again and improving their winemaking methods. The Chardonnay varietal gives a small quantity of frank, floral and lively white wines, with a hint of spice on the finish. Lightly golden in colour, they are embodiments of finesse and subtlety and improve over time, best for drinking after around two to four years in the cellar.

    Detailed characteristics

    • Quantity: 4 Bottles
    • Level: 4 into-neck
    • Label: 4 very slightly marked label, 2 very slightly stained label
    • Origin: Private individual
    • Type of cellar: Classic underground cellar
    • Recoverable VAT: Yes
    • Original Wooden Case / Original Case: No
    • French customs seal: yes
    • Alcohol percentage: 13 %
    • Country/Region: Burgundy
    • Appellation/Wine: Givry
    • Vintage: 2018
    • Color: White
    • Service temperature: 12°
    • Viticulture: Conventional 
    • Size (in ha): 44
    • Volume: 2020 hectolitres
    • Intensity: Crisp
    • Dominant aroma: Citrus
    • Tasting occasion: Aperitif wine
    • Grape variety: 100 % Chardonnay

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    Givry Champ Pourot Domaine Ragot (no reserve) 2018

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