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Chassagne-Montrachet 1er Cru, Morgeot, Vieilles Vignes 2018

Chassagne-Montrachet 1er Cru, Morgeot, Vieilles Vignes 2018

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Region: 
La Côte de Beaune, France
Colour: 
Deep garnet red colour
Producer:
Domaine Bachey-Legros
Grapes: 
100 % Chardonnay

Size:
6 x 75cl
A.B.V.: 
14%
Closure: 
Cork
Soil: 
red clay-limestone soil


Tasting notes: This rich, red clay-limestone soil, in which the vines, planted in
1950, delve deep, gives the wine the round character of great white wines, underpinned and balanced by a lovely mineral structure. Fourteen months ageing on the lees draw out the natural qualities of this exceptional wine. It is already beautifully
full and long, with notes of flowers, yellow fruit and citrus, when young. It is even more surprising with age – undergoing a veritable metamorphosis. It takes on a golden hue and even more body and substance.

Winemaking Details: Harvest by hand. Alcoholic fermentation in barrels for 2 months. Batonnages (stirring up of the lees) as required, determined by
tasting and monitoring the wine. Ageing 14 months: 12 in barrels on the lees without racking, then 2 months in vat. 100% in oak barrels, of which 30% are new.
Clarification: fining and lenticular filtration.