St. Veran's Jurassic chalky soil, a continuation of the limestone strata found in the Côte d'Or, is ideal for growing Chardonnay grapes."
Picked by hand, the grapes (100% Chardonnay) are gently pressed.
Bottling is usually done in the Spring following harvest."
Saint-Véran is very close stylistically to Pouilly-Fuissé, with its golden green hue, its intense fruity, flowery nose and its refreshing flavours." It can be enjoyed very young, two to three months after bottling. Yet, give it one or two more years to fully appreciate its complexity."
11 to 13oC is the correct temperature to serve a Saint-Véran. It marries well with hors-d'oeuvre, delicately flavoured charcuterie, oysters, mussels and any other shellfish.