Christophe Cordier Macon Vieilles Vignes 2011
Christophe Cordier is one of the hottest winemakers in Burgundy. The domaine is located in Fuisse and is renowned for making first class wines from fruit grown in only the best terroirs or sites. The wine is full flavored, delicious and intense. The aroma is fresh chardonnay fruit. Lively and long finish.
Christophe Cordier is a 3rd generation vigneron in southern Burgundy’s Mâconnais. The domaine was established in 1968 in the village of Fuissé. Christophe works with uncompromising standards— rarely seen in the region. He farms 30 hectares in clay and limestone soils, spread over 100 individual parcels and nine villages. He bottles 22 cuvees for Domaine Cordier and 10 for Christophe Cordier, a boutique négociant firm only sourcing grapes from the best old-vine parcels. 18 of his holdings are situated in top climats, with 10 in AOC Pouilly-Fuissé.