2010 Macon Village M&SM&S Macon Village, 2010 (Winemaker: George Brichon)

I've been frying some king prawns in olive oil, garlic, fresh parsley, olive oil, paprika.  Now that it is sizzling gleefully at me it is time to pour the early evening drop. With shellfish like this I can't think of anything better than a lemony chardonnay with good tight acidity.  There is something fantastic about the combination of flavours and the lingering finish of the wine on the breath as satiety arrives.

Tasting this particular Macon Village, a good benchmark white Burgundy village, the citrus fruit factor is very good.  The lemony zest is all there.  The acidity is pleasant as well, making the sides of my mouth water and demonstrating that the wine has a good structure as it leads pleasantly through to the finish.  I seldom expect white Burgundy to offer too much pleasure for under ten pounds but this is doing the job.  

The wine is good to drink, well priced and has all the good things I'd expect from a Burgundian chardonnay.  Well done George & M&S!

13% ABV from M&S

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