Located in the centre of Burgundy, in the southern part of the Côte de Beaune, the vines for this Premier Cru grow on the slope just south of the village of Chassagne-Montrachet.
SoilThe vines flourish on the steep southeast-facing slope where the soil is predominantly calcareous clay-based overlying limestone scree.
Grape variety100 % Chardonnay.
VinificationTraditional vinification in temperature-controlled tanks at 20°C. Aged on the lees and stirred in oak barrels (35 to 40% new oak) for 14 to 16 months to lend complexity to this wine.
RobeStraw yellow in colour with golden highlights.
NoseFresh and slightly mentholated, redolent of ripe yellow fruit with a spicy touch of clove.
PalateIntense with pleasing roundness, this wine boasts solid structure that features flavours of ripe fruit which, over time, will develop nuances of dried fruit and spices.
Serve withThis wine would be marvellous with salmon in a dill cream sauce, grilled red mullet with fennel, a crab soufflé or chicken in coconut milk with pineapple. As for matching this wine with cheese, it would go well with an aged Comté or Beaufort.
Serve atServe between 12 and 14°C to best appreciate this wine’s freshness and roundness.