Chassagne-Montrachet 1er Cru Abbaye de Morgeot Domaine Berthelemot

Chassagne-Montrachet 1er Cru Abbaye de Morgeot Domaine Berthelemot

Domaine Berthelemot cultivates 7.8 ha in the Côte de Beaune winegrowing district.The Chassagne area, covering 307 ha., is located south of the Côtes de Beaune and planted chiefly for white wines part of which, with Puligny, are renowned  appellations; this area is also known for  marble quarried nearby. 

Appellation: Chassagne-Montrachet 1er cru white wine.

-Plot : Abbaye de Morgeot (total surface area 3ha.98a.)

-History : around 1150,  cistercian monks from the abbey of Maizières built in the hamlet of Chassagne, the Morgeot abbey

-Orientation: SE, slightly hilly at an altitude of 230/240 m

-Domain surface area: 53a.16ca.

-Date planted: 1970 and 2006

-Graft: chardonnay, visual selection and clone

-Vinestock: 161-49 C

-Soil: limestone marl, red- tinted with ferrous oxides on a layer of bathonian limestone pebbles

 

-Taste: wines from this sector have a variety of aromas ranging from fresh fruit, white flowers and honey; in the mouth, they are opulent and well balanced,   rich and mineral making them suitable for laying down.

 

-Serving temperature: 12/14°C and recent vintages may be decantered to enhance the aroma.

 

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