A touch of taste

Maison Castel introduces you to the appellations on which the worldwide reputation of French wine is based. These feature among the best known appellations in France, and are as capable of dazzling the most knowledgeable wine enthusiast as they are of impressing anyone looking for something new and different. Did you know that Chardonnay grapes are used to make Chablis wine ?

Viré Clessé

Apppearance : bright with a pale gold hue with green tints
Nose : notes of flower of hawthorn, white peach, apricot, citrus and honey
Palate : expressive, elegant, bright and fresh with a nice minerality and citrus notes
Serve : between 12-14°C
Best enjoyed : within 1-2 years
Food-wine pairings : white meat in a sauce, steam fish or in a sauce
Recommended dishes : milling sole with steamed potatoes


The Viré Clessé AOC is the 1st Village Appellation of remarkable terroirs in the Mâcon Village AOC. It is a young and authentic cru based on the hills of the North of Mâcon. The feet of chardonnay have found here a ground suitable for their expression.
Appellation of 415 hectares, 100% Chardonnay.


Very short skin maceration which varies according to the vintages and the grapes used in order to extract aromatic potential without adversely affecting the quality of the musts. Temperature-controlled alcoholic fermentation is used to preserve the wine’s varietal and aromatic qualities along with its structure and length.

Maison Castel, Touch of France wines, simple, easy to choose and pleasant to taste.

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