The Chassagne-Montrachet La Maltroie 2014 is a delightful wine - confirming the greatness and refinement of the 2014 vintage. The bouquet is crisp and focused - lovely citrusdriven fruit and a detailed minerality - slightly reductive. On the palate … [Read more...] about Domaine Heitz-Lochardet, Chassagne La Maltroie 2014
Chassagne Montrachet Clos de la Maltroye
Some of the famours and best terroirs producing our beloved white Burgundies have actually produced red wines if one goes some decades or a century back. Gradually the production of red wines in the Puligny-Montrachet and Chassagne-Montrachet … [Read more...] about Red Puligny-Montrachet Les Pucelles ? or a red Les Caillerets?
The Chassagne La Maltoye is a somewhat weighty wine. The nose offer white and yellow orchard fruits - peach and pear - quite exotic and with a healthy dose of Chassagne minerality. On the palate rich, slightly dense with quite abundant mid-palate … [Read more...] about Domaine Heitz-Lochardet, Chassagne La Maltoye 2015
On my March trip to Burgundy I had the pleasure to taste some wines from Domaine Heitz-Lochardet - both from the 2013 vintage and the 2014 vintage - and to meet Armand Heitz the man behind the wines a couple of times. Photo: Armand Heitz of … [Read more...] about Producer Insight: Domaine Heitz-Lochardet
Wine writers have to find a new star on the wine heaven each year ... thats the logic and also the history in my view. This can be rather problematic .. but in Burgnudy new and more or less obvious stars occur almost every year ... many neglected … [Read more...] about Heitz-Lochardet – a bright new star on the Burgundy horizon
The Chassagne Montrachet Clos de la Maltroye 2010 is fine effort from Jean Noël-Gagnard. In the bouquet citrus, grapefruit, Gooseberries with notes of acacia and melon. On he palate very well balanced, with a good acidity and refined expression of … [Read more...] about Jean-Noël Gagnard, Chassagne-Montrachet Clos de la Maltroye 2010