La Châtelaine is one of La Cadettte’s best cuvées made from the only permitted white grape variety in the newly upgraded Vézelay appellation, Chardonnay. The appellation was previously Bourgogne Vezelay but was promoted to Vezelay due to the superior quality of the white wines in this region.
The wine comes from grapes from the vineyards on the pretty south-facing slopes of the Vézelay hills.
The grapes are harvested by hand and then fermented naturally in stainless steel tanks.
This is a beautifully-textured wine, showing that white wines of considerable elegance can be produced in this region.
All of the La Cadette wines are made with skill and care and result in clean, clear, flavoursome wines of great elegance. Rarely do you find such consistency of flavour and texture as in the wines of this domaine. – Living Wines