Wine Domaine de Montille, Puligny-Montrachet 1-er Cru "Le Cailleret" AOC, 2016
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The wine is dark golden color.
The taste of the wine is full, accurate, focused, with oily texture and a clear nucleus of the notes of apple, pear and toasted oak, filled with bright acidity and minerality. Complementing appear beautiful shades of almond, caramel, whipped cream. The finish is long and dry.
The aroma of wine is made of shades of citrus fruit, peaches, minerals (flint and limestone), hazelnuts, toast and intriguing oak notes.
The wine will be a wonderful pair of fine cuisine, fish sauce under a gentle, creamy cheeses.
The site "Le Cailleret", ideally located in the middle of the slope, is an integral part of the Premiers Crus vineyards class in Puligny-Montrachet. His exposure and quality of the wines created from the harvests from this area, fully justifies the high rating of Premier Cru, and even more - many fans and wine connoisseurs equate it to a Grand Cru. The name "Le Cailleret" due to the rocky soil of the vineyard. Domaine de Monte belongs to the small allotment area of 0.85 hectares, it is located very close to Montrachet. The vines were planted here in 1993.
Wine Puligny-Montrachet 1-er Cru "Le Cailleret" is intended for long-term storage, after the release he needed four to eight years to develop fully. According to Alix de Monte, "always on top, this wine is very full, well-mannered and almost aristocratic. It's my favorite white wine domain."
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.