Wine Domaine de Montille, Corton-Charlemagne Grand Cru AOC, 2016
Reviews of purchase Domaine de Montille, Corton-Charlemagne Grand Cru AOC, 2016
The wine is straw-yellow color with smoky undertones.
Taste wine generous, rich, smooth texture, rich minerality and dry aftertaste.
The wine has a fresh, clean scent with notes of apple, lemon peel, white flowers and wet stone.
The wine is excellent as an aperitif, as an accompaniment cold meals and snacks from fish, seafood.
Elegant white wine Corton Charlemagne Grand Cru from Domaine de Montille made from Chardonnay grapes that grow in the vineyard Corton Charlemagne. Domaine de Monte belongs to an area of 1.02 hectares, bought in 2004. At that time, the vineyard was called Corton "Pougets" and it grew vines of Pinot Noir. Winemakers thought that the soil is composed of yellow marl with light brown clay and fine gravel, is better suited for the production of white wines, so in 2005 it was decided to instill Chardonnay at the top of the vineyard. Later, with Pinot Noir vines were transplanted to other areas. The harvest in 2011 was held from 27 August to 8 September. The wine is aged in oak barrels, of which 15% - new. Vintage 2011 was released in 6300 the number of bottles.
Children of Hubert Etienne and Alix, learn about winemaking at an early age, but their father would never have passed the baton to wine production without studying the real profession. At that time, the children followed in the footsteps of the family, focusing on your legal career, return to winemaking was inevitable. In 1983, Etienne joined the family business in 2001, he became full control Domaine de Montille and Chateau de Puligny-Montrachet, and his style and philosophy became biodynamic farming. In 2003, Alix joined his brother and they created Deux Montille Sœur-Frere - negotsiantsky house, whose main task was the production of white wines.
To date, the vineyards Domaine de Monte has 20 hectares, of which 75% - a prime vineyards or Grand Cru.