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Chartron et Trebuchet Ladoix 1er Cru
Maison Chartron et Trebuchet
France - Burgundy

In the northwest of the Côte de Beaune, the vineyard overlooks the picturesque village of Ladoix-Serrigny (Ladoix is old French for “the source”). Located on the heights of the Corton hill, the climat (vineyard site) "Les Hautes Mourottes" is on the edge of the Grands Crus of Corton and Corton-Charlemagne. 

The Ladoix AOC produces 3/4 red and 1/4 white wine. There are 11 premier Cru’s, with a production is 33,000 cases of red to 12,500 cases of Blanc.

Light golden yellow in color. The wine shows a beautiful expression of terroir with a minerality that characterizes the hillside of Ladoix, with its notes of chalk and warm stone. Its fine, oaky, vanilla notes bring richness on the finish.

 

Specifications
Varietal(s)
100% Chardonnay
Soil type
rocky and reddish limestone, marl
Vinification
Traditional vinification. The grapes are pressed immediately upon arrival at the winery in pneumatic presses. The alcoholic fermentation is carried in stainless steel vats.
The wine is aged for 8-10 months in oak barrels with regular stirring to gain depth and complexity.
Pairings

Its freshness and finesse allow it to be enjoyed as an aperitif. It also pairs well with white meat and sauce. At the sea side, it will be perfect with a plate of shellfish (lobster, scallops) steamed or poached or noble fish just fried, grilled or steamed. Cheeses: Goat cheese, Beaufort Comté, Emmental.

Producer Information: Maison Chartron et Trebuchet

Jean-René Chartron founded the Maison Chartron et Trébuchet in 1984 with Louis Trébuchet, manager of a wine trading company. The property was purchased in Fall 2016 by Francois Martenot, whose ...
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