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Wine Domaine Jean Chartron, Chevalier-Montrachet Grand Cru "Clos des Chevaliers" AOC, 2012

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Tasting Notes

Color

The wine is a golden color.

Taste

Excellent taste of wine - a strong, concentrated, direct - has an amazing latitude and longitude. Well-balanced palette consists of notes of candied fruit, nectarines and apricots, and a large number of shades of spices, which remain in a long, intense aftertaste.

Aroma

In a complex, multifaceted, rather closed in youth aroma of wine is dominated by bright colors and flowering hawthorn rose hip.

Gastronomy

The wine should be served to the gourmet and fine cuisine. It will be a good pair with white meat, poultry, fish, served with sauce.

Interesting Facts

In appellasone Chevalier-Montrachet produces some of the greatest white wines in the world dry. Large, about 18 acres of vineyard in Chevalier-Montrachet Grand Cru has a status and is close to four other Grand Cru vineyards that have in the name of the indication "Montrachet". Vineyard in Chevalier-Montrachet is the highest location in comparison with the neighboring Grand Cru, so its soil more "superficial" and less fertile. Limestone in the composition of the soil gives the grapes a bright minerality and fruits helps to achieve optimum phenolic maturity. Chevalier-Montrachet area is divided into several sections, one of these areas - "Clos des Chevaliers" - an area of ​​only 0.46 ha is located in the exclusive possession of the family Chartrons. Small footprint and low productivity of old vines planted here in 1948, 1974 and 1986, provide an opportunity to make a very limited amount of wine Chevalier-Montrachet Grand Cru "Clos des Chevaliers". So, in 2012, production amounted to only three barrels. The more valuable it becomes a truly unique wine, which many critics and experts compared to jewelry made of pure gold. The potential for storing wine is at least 10 years.

The current owner of Domaine Jean Chartron - Jean-Michel Chartrons is a member of the fifth generation of the famous Burgundy wine dynasty. The domain was founded in 1859 by great-grandfather, Jean-Michel named Jean-Edouard Dyupard, who was involved in winemaking and cooperage. At that time, due to a lack of underground cellars of the main part of the wine sold in barrels merchants and wine Domaine Jean Chartrons were bought mostly by German traders. The first bottled wine own production decided to Father Jean-Michel, who since the 90s of the last century has significantly increased the number of family-owned vineyards. For several years, he has acquired plots in the Corton-Charlemagne, Savigny-les-Beaune, Saint Oben and battery-Montrachet, and in 2006, rented a few vineyards in Ryuyi. Today farming processes and harvests 13 hectares of land planted with vines mostly Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. Since the 80s, Jean Chartrons abandoned the use of chemical fertilizers, and his son continues to adhere to organic methods in growing grapes. He believes that in viticulture especially need to listen to nature and be sensitive land and vines. Therefore, every wine producer that has a unique character that reflects the unique characteristics of its terroir.

Features

  • Color depth: bright
  • Body/Saturation: full-bodied
  • Serving temperature: 13-15°С
  • Website: http://www.jeanchartron.com/
  • Aging potential: 10 years
In our store you can buy wine Domaine Jean Chartron, Chevalier-Montrachet Grand Cru "Clos des Chevaliers" AOC, 2012, price Domaine Jean Chartron, Chevalier-Montrachet Grand Cru "Clos des Chevaliers" AOC, 2012 — $ 366. Producer wine Domaine Jean Chartron. Delivery Domaine Jean Chartron, Chevalier-Montrachet Grand Cru "Clos des Chevaliers" AOC, 2012.

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