Maison Harbour Santenay 1er Cru Les Gravieres Blanc
Maison Harbour is an artisan winery, or ‘Garagistes’ as they like to call it in Bordeaux. The wooden fermentation tanks, labelling equipments, etc are all packed inside their ‘garage’. Their semi-underground wine cellar for wine ageing is perhaps one of the smallest in the region. The annual production range from 5,000 bottles to 10,000 bottles.
Les Gravières is located not far from Chassagne Montrachet 1er Cru vineyards. The vines are about 20 years old. Good concentration of bright citrus and tree fruits, vibrant with a tad of sweetness in mid-palate (there is still 1g/L of sugar left waiting to be fermented). 1 out of the 5 barrels is 1 year old. Good ripeness and concentration.