Wine Domaine Jean Chartron, Chassagne-Montrachet AOC, 2017
Reviews of purchase Domaine Jean Chartron, Chassagne-Montrachet AOC, 2017
Sparkling wine, light yellow color with greenish highlights.
Full-bodied, well-balanced taste wine reveals rich fruity notes and a well-defined, refreshing minerality.
Delicate bouquet full of wine delicious flavors of fruit and spice tones with a predominance of pear and vanilla cream.
Wine is a good aperitif. It is remarkable shows your taste in combination with seafood, soft cheeses, poultry and fish, and mussels in a creamy sauce.
The municipality of Chassagne-Montrachet from Burgundy area of only 2.5 miles is known for its famous Grand Cru far beyond France. Of the harvest from these vineyards produced the world's best white wines.
A land area of 9.07 hectares, located around the village Montrachet, once belonged to the Benedictine monks of the abbey of the same name adjacent. For cooking wine Chassagne-Montrachet "Les Benoites" used handpicked grapes Chardonnay grown on marl and limestone soils of the vineyard Le Benuat. Obtained by gentle pressure, the wort is fermented in oak barrels, 30% of which are new, while others used the second or third year. With this elegant wine gets fruity taste and aroma. Lees aging process takes 12 months.
The current owner of Domaine Jean Chartron - Jean-Michel Chartrons is a representative of the fifth generation of the famous Burgundy wine dynasty. The domain was founded in 1859 by great-grandfather Jean-Michel named Jean-Edouard Dyupard, who was involved in winemaking and cooperage. At that time, due to a lack of underground cellars of the main part of the wine sold in barrels negociant and wine Domaine Jean Chartrons were bought mainly by German traders. The first bottled wine own production decided to Father Jean-Michel, who, since the 90s of the last century has significantly increased the number of vineyards owned by the family. For several years, he has acquired plots in Corton-Charlemagne, Savigny-les-Beaune, Saint Oben and battery-Montrachet, and in 2006, rented a few vineyards in Ryuyi. To date, farming processes and harvests 13 hectares of land planted with vines mostly Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. Starting from the 80s, Jean Chartrons abandoned the use of chemical fertilizers, and his son continues to adhere to organic methods in growing grapes. He believes that in viticulture especially need to listen to nature and be sensitive land and vines. Therefore, each wine producer that has a unique character that reflects the unique characteristics of its terroir.