The bottle must be returned for reuse by Borough Wines :) We pay a deposit on the bottles but aren't currently charging customers one. If the return rate on bottles is too low we will have to initiate a bottle deposit.
Producer in a nutshell Villa Noria is located in the south of France (Languedoc/Occitanie) near the Mediterranean Sea. The vineyard is located between Montpellier and Béziers, close to Pezenas. The climate is influenced by the Mediterranean sea (like a cooling system). Dry and warm in summer; in winter with more rain.
Location Languedoc, France
Variety 100% Chardonnay
How are the grapes grown? All the vineyards are certified organic; with no use of pesticides; 20% of the vineyard is without any treatment (resistant vines - hybrids). Terroir: Limestone.
Organic/biodynamic/vegan Organic (Ecocert), Vegan
How is the wine made? Fermentation with natural yeast in concrete tanks; no fining; only bentonite and filtration. 12 month in contact with the lees. Old oak barrels.
Tasting Notes A rich and textured Chardonnay, with inviting notes of exotic fruits layered with a touch of vanilla through to a toasty, brioche finish.
Food Pairing Perfect with fish, tapas, or by the glass as an aperitif.