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2016 Chartron et Trebuchet Chassagne Montrachet 1er Cru Blanchot Dessus

Producer: Maison Chartron et Trebuchet
Country/Region: France - Burgundy - Chassagne-Montrachet Premier Cru

South of the Côte de Beaune, the vineyards surround the village of Chassagne-Montrachet. Along with Puligny-Montrachet it shares the undisputed prince of all dry white wines: Grand Cru Montrachet (pronounced Monrachet).
The Climat "Les Blanchots" is located South of the Montrachet plot.

Pale yellow with light silver hues. The strong oaky notes reveal the youth of the wine and its long ageing in oak barrels. With ageing, the aromas will come together with the floral and mineral notes to compose a complex and expressive nose. The palate is fresh on the attack, with citrus, lime tree, brioche and toasted notes. The finish is long and powerful, with a great aromatic precision.

2016 Chartron et Trebuchet Chassagne Montrachet 1er Cru Blanchot Dessus

Vintage: 2016
Grape Varietals: 100% Chardonnay
ABV: 13.5%
Aging: Aged in French Oak for 15 months.
Serving Temp: 50-55°F
Closure: Cork
Production: 500 cases

Wine Making Notes:

Between 200 and 240 meters above sea level and facing East, this Climat is perfect for the Chardonnay grape.
Average age of vines: a part of the vines of the plot is more than 50, this other part is between 35 and 40. The vines are worked using integrated viticulture.
Plantations: 10,000 vines/hectare.
Yield: 45 hectoliters/hectare.


Pairings:

Blends elegantly with meat and fish with a noble and beautiful texture (veal or chicken in white sauce, roasted sea bass, but also foie gras) or grilled seafood and sauce (shrimp, lobster ...). Delicious as an aperitif and with cheeses with a light taste (Camembert, Brie, Blue cheese, Goat cheese, Gruyere...).

Product Formats:

Item Number Unit Units/Case Type UPC - bottle SCC - case SRP/Unit
F1EE130137CHM 750ml 12 Glass 7 84585 02019 5 1 07 84585 02019 2 $112.00