Jean-Claude Boisset, Bourgogne Chardonnay Les Ursulines, 2021
Region: Côte de Beaune, Burgundy, France
Bottle size: 75cl
Grape: 100% Chardonnay
This wine is pale yellow in colour with white reflections, this wine develops very fresh aromas of yellow lemons and white stone fruits with some floral and subtly smoky notes. On the palate, it has a nice freshness and minerality, with a nice lively structure.
The Chardonnay for 'Les Ursulines' is sourced from several parcels across the appellation. Yonne to the north, with its fresh, mineral whites, followed by the Côte d’Or, with its rounder, deeper characters, the Côte Chalonnaise with its pleasant wines, and lastly the Mâcon region to the south, with a range of styles varying with the individual soil and exposure.
Jean-Claude Boisset is a family-owned wine company founded in 1961. Jean-Claude’s first parcel of land was located in Gevrey-Chambertin and today the company is based in Les Ursulines, a former convent in Nuits-Saint-Georges, and run by his children Jean-Charles and Nathalie. In 2018, they opened a new state-of-the-art winery, which reflects their modern, technical approach to winemaking. The wines have been made by Grégory Patriat since 2002. He previously worked as head viticulturalist and assistant winemaker at the legendary Domaine Leroy, and has brought a detailed, vineyard-led approach to Jean-Claude Boisset