Communal, Chassagne-Montrachet, AOC Chassagne-Montrachet, Blanc, 2020

Comes from the white limestone

Story

Location
Production area : 3,03 ha
Altitude : 230-250 m
Terroir
Blanchots Dessous: terroir located in the extension of the Grand Cru "Criots Batard Montrachet".
The soil is a little more clayey and deeper than its famous neighbor.
Soil : Calcareous Clay
In the vineyard
Wine-Growing method : Sustainable
Harvest: 100 % manual
Vinification
At their arrival in our cellar, the grapes are immediately and carefully pressed with a pneumatic press .
100 % whole berries
Finning: Yes
Filtration : Yes (Lenticulaire)
Ageing
17 months (whose 5 months in stainless steel tank)
100% oak barrels (whose 25% of new oak)
Varietals
Chardonnay : 100%
Specifications
Alcohol content: 13,20 ABV
Age of vines: 30 years years old

Advice

Serving
Serving temperature : 11-13°C
Should be drunk between 2022 and 2028
Tasting notes
A nose which combines white flowers and fresh butter then with age evolving towards notes of honey or ripe pear. The wine is full and concentrated on the palate.
Food and wine pairings
Ideal with grilled mullets or vegetables stuffed with the flesh of crab.

Reviews

90-92pts
"Lively fresh colour with a very pretty nose, a little bit of the class of the premier cru Blanchots, but nothing like the weight. Pears and plums to finish without excess weight or heat. Very stylish Chassagne. Fine length. 6 barrels made."
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