Chassagne-Montrachet 1er Cru - Chenevottes


The soil is lean and rich in iron. This cuvée is often shy when young but shows itself to be very generous after one or two years in the bottle. Les Chenevottes is a derivative of the word, in old French, "cheneve", which means hemp. It is undoubtedly a place where hemp was grown not to smoke it but rather to make ropes. A diversification of cultures that was once obvious, when Amazon did not deliver anything and everything in less than 48 hours.

Grape variety: Chardonnay

Site: To the south of the Côte de Beaune, Chassagne-Montrachet, together with Puligny-Montrachet and Meursault, forms the famous "Côte des Blancs".

History and tradition: The name “Les Chenevottes” is a diminutive of hemp, which was grown here a very long time ago. A total of only 10.99 ha of this appellation are planted.

Soil: Stony and with clay, this terroir enjoys good exposure. The wines are intense and aromatic.

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Aging potential: 10-15 years

Serving temperature: 10-12°

Food & wine pairings: seafood, fine fish

Tasting Notes:

"Nice balance on the palate with clear fruit aromas and liveliness with aromas of apple and lemon" Jasper Morris - Inside Burgundy

"Minerality and delicate lemon flavors. Complexity of pure fruit with flavors of white pear on the finish" Bill Nanson - Burgundy Report

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