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Caroline Morey Chassagne Montrachet Les Chaumees 1er Blanc 2018

Caroline Morey Chassagne Montrachet Les Chaumees 1er Blanc 2018

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Tasting Notes

From vines planted in the 1950's located quite high on the slope at the northern end near Puligny. Lots of limestone in this vineyard and it shows with super fine aromatics and palate staining intensity of orchard fruits backed by a great line of acidity. Very long, very impressive. Near Philippe Colin's vines, near the quarry. Older vines with millerandes. - Importer Note

Caroline Morey and her family lineage is firmly rooted in the fabric of Burgundy. She comes from a long line of vignerons, including her father Jean-Marc Morey and she also happens to be married to new-wave star, Pierre-Yves Colin-Morey. Based in Chassagne-Montrachet, in the Cotes de Beaune, Caroline inherited a portion of her family's vineyards after the retirement of her father, Jean-Marc. She established her own Domaine in 2014.

Not only does Caroline share a state-of-the-art winemaking facility with her husband, she also shares a similar philosophy to PYCM, when it comes to winemaking. This includes natural ferments, no enzyme additions, and minimal use of new oak (never more than 30%). All of her wines are aged in 350L barriques, with very little battonage. All of this results in wines that are fine boned, layered, and delicate expressions of white Burgundy.

Caroline also produces a range of red Burgundies from several plots across the Cote de Beaune. These wines certainly fly under the radar, but represent great quality and value. Chassagne-Montrachet has never been associated with great reds, however Caroline's wines are helping to break that misconception, showing that in the right hands, this region can produce reds worthy of high praise.

Product Type Wine White Chardonnay
Volume 750ml
Country France
Region Burgundy
Sub Region Chassagne Montrachet
Winemaking Practices Minimal Intervention
Vineyard Practices Minimal Intervention