Domaine Faiveley

Bourgogne, France

Chassagne-Montrachet — 2021

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  • Introduction

    • At the end of the 19th century, like many other Côte d’Or villages, Chassagne chose to add the name of its best cru to its village name, becoming Chassagne-Montrachet in 1879.

  • Vineyard Profile

    • Viticulture: Currently undergoing Organic Conversion
    • Soil: Dark brown Limestone, Clay
    • Exposure: South-East
  • Vinification

    • Fermentation: 4 week fermentation in French oak barrels- less than a third new oak
    • Barrel Aging: 14 months in French oak barrels- less than one third new, with regular lees stirring
    • Filtration: Light lenticular filtration
    • Fining: No Fining
  • Technical Information

    • Varietal Composition: Chardonnay
    • Alcohol: 13%
  • Tasting Notes

    • A brilliant light yellow color. The nose has great finesse with mineral and light woody notes. This wine is bold, pure, concentrated, and balanced on the palate with remarkable length.