Arnaud Boue

Maison Arnaud Boue, Monthelie Blanc 2020

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Monthelie, like its adjacent neighbor Meursault, shines with a gorgeous golden color. The bouquet and the palate both reveal note of vanilla and a large array of flavors: white flowers (Hawthorn), fresh almond, citrus, and minerals (limestone). It is consistently complex, lingering, with a creamy touch to complement its great texture. A wine for Meursault lovers! Natural yeast. Vegan wine, produced on the principles of Biodynamic process. Only 40 cases were produced. Only Celerier's Cellar sells this wine in the USA.

60+ years old
Sourced from HVE certifed vineyard. Sustainable farming. Organic treatments (only Copper sulphate), Fully plowed in the summer, pruned and harvested by hand.
Full cluster in pneumatic press, juice starts alcoholic fermentation in stainless steel tank. Natural fermentation with indigeneous yeast. After 2-3 weeks, it is transferred into French oak barrel for a full Malo lactic fermentation for 10 months. 0% new oak.
40 cases
2020 was very similar to both 2018 and 2019. The warm Winter prevented the soil to refill enough moist and set up the stage for a dry spring. Coming May, a lasting drought took place, followed by a very hot and dry weather in June. This created an opposite effect on the plant that went dormant due to exhaustion, stopping the maturing of the fruits. It resulted with problematic tannins, that stopped maturing while it started so well early in the season. 30% to 40% yield was lost, but the quality was very high. Although the thick skin could have been a real problematic for other vintners, Arnaud applied his signature finesse technique to make sure that he brings forth complexity and the terroirs, instead of a simplistically heavy approach.
Côte de Beaune, Bourgogne, France
Terroir “Les Romagniens”, exposition South-South-East, has its foundation made from gravel and limestone from the Bathonian Epoch, and covered by red clay (iron pigmented) and marl. Vines are planted onto Volnay slope, and in the valley of Auxey-Duresse and its limestone sediment from the Argovian Epoch (East or West depending on the side of the hill - 230 and 370 meters high).

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