Coulanges-La-Vineuse

The Burgundy Coulanges La Vineuse appellation is located in the south of the city of Auxerre on the left bank of the Yonne river. Wines of Coulanges La Vineuse obtained their approval in 1993 to promote the specificity of this vineyard. The vineyard is mostly oriented south - south / east, and currently comprises 135 hectares, spread over...
The Burgundy Coulanges La Vineuse appellation is located in the south of the city of Auxerre on the left bank of the Yonne river. Wines of Coulanges La Vineuse obtained their approval in 1993 to promote the specificity of this vineyard. The vineyard is mostly oriented south - south / east, and currently comprises 135 hectares, spread over the communes of Coulanges la Vineuse, Escolives Ste Camille, Jussy, Migé and Mouffy. With four other specific appellations: Burgundy Chitry, Burgundy Côte d'Auxerre, Irancy and Saint Bris, the controlled designation of origin Coulanges La Vineuse forms the Auxerrois Vineyard, with a total area of ​​1,300 hectares. The vineyard of the Appellation Coulanges La Vineuse is planted on clay-limestone soils perfectly adapted to the cultivation of the vine (already present 2,000 years ago) Produced from Pinot Noir, the red wines of the Appellation Bourgogne Coulanges la Vineuse are supple and fruity, and it is best to drink them in their youth. However, certain cuvées and, of course, some years deserve a guard of a few years. Purple ruby ​​in color, the wine gives off aromas of red fruits, particularly cherry typical of the Yonne wines from Pinot Noir. These are generally well balanced and gourmand wines.   The white wines of the appellation Coulanges La Vineuse come from the Chardonnay grape. The wines are often clear, of a beautiful gold with slightly green reflections. On the nose they develop aromas of white flowers with a mineral side. These notes are found in the mouth, which shows a nice acidity. The white wines of Coulanges La Vineuse remind us pleasantly of the wines of Chablis: it must be said that the appellation is located only 25 kilometers west of Chablis.   A real discovery!   On www.defivin.com, it seemed logical to promote the name Bourgogne Coulanges La Vineuse, still little known despite the finesse of its wines and excellent value for money. A purchase that we advise you to discover the richness of Burgundy wines.
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