The Domaine Saint Cyr is proudly located in Anse, in the southern part of the Beaujolais known as Les Pierres Dorées, the golden stones, after the golden-hued limestone which is emblematic of the region. La Galoche is the name of a small stream that runs by the winery. This area is best known for Gamay, but given the limestone terroir, it's no surprise that they also produce some excellent Chardonnay. It's possible to label Chardonnay from this region as Bourgogne Blanc, but Raphael is firmly committed to the Beaujolais Blanc appellation.
Vineyards in Les Pierres Dorées (Anse)
Vine age30 years old
Direct press, fermented with native yeast, natural malolactic fermentation. Minimal sulfites added at bottling, lightly filtered.
ElevageAged in stainless steel tanks for 6 months.