Chassagne-Montrachet Blanc

Domaine Fontaine-Gagnard

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Type

White Wine

Appellation

Chassagne-Montrachet

Variety

Chardonnay

Fontaine-Gagnard makes pitch-perfect wines from Chassagne that show exactly why this terroir is so famous around the world. The 6 plots are spread over the entire appellation. Their assembly offers a fatty, fruity wine, complex at the end.

Viticulture
Vineyard name

En Journoblot, LaBergerie, Les VoillenotsDessus, Voillenot Dessous,Masures, Les Essarts, PotBois

Soil type

Brown clay-limestone

Vines planted inPlanted between 1960 and 1989
Vineyard size1,68 ha
PruningGuyot
ExpositionSoutheast
Altitude220-325m
Vinification

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

Elevage11 months in barrels
Harvest typeHand Harvested
Fining/FilteringFined (casein and bentonite) and slightly filtered before bottling
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