Chassagne-Montrachet 1er Cru « La Maltroie »

Domaine Fontaine-Gagnard

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Type

White Wine

Appellation

Chassagne-Montrachet 1er Cru

Variety

Chardonnay

'Maltroie' name comes from Latin Martoritut due to the former sanctuary existence there was on this place, likely a church located there long ago. Produced by Celine's family for many generations.

Viticulture
Vineyard name

Ez Cretz et Les Rebichets

Soil type

Slightly pebbly, fairly deep, filtered, slightly clayey.

Vineyard size0,76 ha
PruningGuyot
ExpositionSoutheast
Altitude220-325m
Vinification

Alcoholic and malolactic fermentation in barrels during 10-15 days, 100% native yeasts.

Elevage11 months in new and used barrels (1/3 new oak, 1/3 2 years, 1/3 3 years)
Harvest typeHand Harvested
Fining/FilteringFined (casein and bentonite) and slightly filtered before bottling
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