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Wine Domaine de Montille, Puligny-Montrachet 1-er Cru "Le Cailleret" AOC, 1999

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Tasting Notes

Color

The wine is golden-straw color.

Taste

Taste wine dense, powerful, strong, with a greasy texture, hints of caramel and fennel seeds, gradually developing fruit tones, bright mineral expression. The finish is long, powerful.

Aroma

The aroma of wine is dominated by floral (iris) and fruit (pineapple, apple, citrus) notes, surrounded by hints of mineral.

Gastronomy

The wine will be a wonderful pair of fine cuisine, fish sauce under a gentle, creamy cheeses.

Interesting Facts

The site "Le Cailleret", ideally located in the middle of the slope, is an integral part of the Premiers Crus vineyards class in Puligny-Montrachet. His exposure and quality of the wines created from the harvests from this area, fully justifies the high rating of Premier Cru, and even more - many fans and wine connoisseurs equate it to a Grand Cru. The name "Le Cailleret" due to the rocky soil of the vineyard. Domaine de Monte belongs to the small allotment area of ​​0.85 hectares, it is located very close to Montrachet. The vines were planted here in 1993.
Wine Puligny-Montrachet 1-er Cru "Le Cailleret" is intended for long-term storage, after the release he needed four to eight years to develop fully. According to Alix de Monte, "always on top, this wine is very full, well-mannered and almost aristocratic. It's my favorite white wine domain."

Producer's description

Date of foundation Domaine de Montille goes far XVII century, at a time when the family belonged to the best plots Monte Volnay, Musigny, Bon Mar and Chambolle-Musigny with a total area of 12 hectares. Unfortunately, due to financial difficulties at the beginning of the XX century, the winery has gradually become to sell their land. When Hubert de Montille in 1947 inherited the vineyard from his father, their area was only 3 hectares. Over the years he developed a family wine business in freestyle and also worked as a lawyer in Dijon. In the 1950s saw the birth of a new Burgundy type of viticulture. "My father - a man of character and taste. He quickly realized that he wanted to create wines that he loves himself. First of all, my father wanted to pay tribute to each terroir, creating wines with elegance and refined aromatic purity" - says Etienne son of Hubert.
Children of Hubert Etienne and Alix, learn about winemaking at an early age, but their father would never have passed the baton to wine production without studying the real profession. At that time, the children followed in the footsteps of the family, focusing on your legal career, return to winemaking was inevitable. In 1983, Etienne joined the family business in 2001, he became full control Domaine de Montille and Chateau de Puligny-Montrachet, and his style and philosophy became biodynamic farming. In 2003, Alix joined his brother and they created Deux Montille Sœur-Frere - negotsiantsky house, whose main task was the production of white wines.
To date, the vineyards Domaine de Monte has 20 hectares, of which 75% - a prime vineyards or Grand Cru.

Features

  • Color depth: bright
  • Body/Saturation: full-bodied
  • Serving temperature: 10-12°C
  • Website: http://www.demontille.com
  • Aging potential: 4-8 years
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