Chassagne-Montrachet 1er Cru « La Romanée »

Domaine Fontaine-Gagnard

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Type

White Wine

Appellation

Chassagne-Montrachet 1er Cru

Variety

Chardonnay

Name comes from a Roman house or farm that existed in the middle ages. There was also a Roman path that went near the area. Highest elevation parcel that produces very small berries. Highest acidity of all the cuvées. Elegant wines with more floral notes with exceptionally long length on the palate.

Viticulture
Vineyard name

'La Romanée'

Soil type

Clay-Limestone, rich in fossils, very light and few stones, very steep

Vineyard size0,35 ha
PruningGuyot
ExpositionEast
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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