...nose of spices, nuts, and ripe citrus fruits. It is light to medium-bodied, deep, packed with spicy pears, and lush. This delightfully flavorful wine is well-balanced, pure, and has wonderful mouth-feel.
Clos de L’Arlot is a 13.4-acre Premier Cru vineyard in the Nuits-Saints-Georges appellation, in Burgundy’s Cote-de-Nuits. It is one of a string of Premier Cru vineyards on the southern edge of the appellation that are in the commune of Premeaux. These vineyards are steep with a grade of about 35%. Clos de L’Arlot is a monopole of Domaine de L’Arlot. Burgundy writer Clive Coates has noted that Clos de L’Arlot is “feminine, the fruit flavors cherry and red, and red currant-like.”
This white variety originated in Burgundy, but is now grown around the world. Its flexibility to thrive in many regions translates to wide flavor profile in the market. Chardonnay is commonly used in making Champagne and sparkling wines.