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?
Vineyard and plots in Chassagne-Montrachet
If one look at the old sources the area and borders of the Montrachet vineyard were not very clear and well defined, and it was not until 1921 Montrachet found it's current size and borders. The current size of Montrachet is 7.998 ha divided … [Read more...] about Montrachet – the historic evidence and the expansion in 1921
There is a new wine in the Domaine Ramonet portfolio in the 2014 vintage - Chassagne-Montrachet Clos du Cailleret - not to be confused with the Les Caillerets also coming from the Chassagne-Montrachet Les Caillerets vineyard. So lets take a closer … [Read more...] about Terroir Insight: Ramonet Chassagene-Montrachet Clos du Cailleret
One of the most elusive wines from Burgundy is the Criots-Batard-Montrachet from Domaine d'Auvenay. While the name Leroy rings a lot of bells in most Burgundy lovers ears, Domaine d'Auvenay is a bit below the radar of many collectors - mainly … [Read more...] about Terroir Insight: d’Auvenay Criots-Batard-Montrachet
I have always enjoyed a good glass of red Chassagne as they often offer a very lively and vibrant expression of pinot noir. Often have I been drinking these wines for mere pleasure and without analyzing the wines and taking a closer look at why I … [Read more...] about Clos Saint-Jean … the red Grand Cru of Chassagne-Montrachet?
The vineyard Blanchot Dessus is located just south of Le Montrachet - the Chassagne part of the legendary Grand Cru Montrachet. Blanchots Dessus seen from south Blanchot Dessus is a small and relatively unknown vineyard with few owners - … [Read more...] about Once Mont Rachet now Blanchot .. the unknown neighbour!
One of the most intriguing and unique wines in Burgundy is the Criots-Batard-Montrachet from Domaine Hubert Lamy. It's made by the innovative and very dedicated Olivier Lamy, from a small plot with 24.000 vines per hectare .. and is in my view … [Read more...] about Terroir Insight: Hubert Lamy Criots-Batard-Montrachet