Chassagne-Montrachet 1er Cru
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.
Clay-Limestone, rich in fossils, very light and few stones, very steep
Vineyard size0,35 ha
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