A bottle of Mâcon contains a big smile from the south of Burgundy. It has a southern feel to it, as do the Roman tiles that top the flat roofs…
After a short interruption south of the Côte Chalonnaise, vineyards reappear around the town of Tournus. This region is a great producer of primarily white wines. One out of three bottles of white Burgundy comes from the Mâconnais!
Château London is not a brand name, but a vineyard whose name refers to the fact that its original owner lived in rue Landon in Paris. Over time, “Landon” became “London”.
Grape variety: chardonnay & muscat chardonnay
Soils: chalky white limestone
Surface area under vine: 2.72 ha
Pruning: Guyot system
Yield: 40 hL/ha
Average age of the vine: 35 years old.