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Chevalier-Montrachet Grand Cru

2012

Terroir

Located on the top of the slope, facing due east with meagre, stony soil and white marl outcrops

Vinification

Whole bunches of grapes were handpicked into small crates and pressed in a pneumatic winepress. The juice was cold settled after pressing for 12-14 hours under temperature-controlled conditions. Alcoholic fermentation and ageing took place entirely in oak barrels. 100% malolactic fermentationDuration of barrel ageing : 21 months

Features

White gold with luminous silver reflections. Slightly toasted notes, flint, evolving with aeration into dried fruit (toasted almond) and white fruit (pear) notes. Engraved with fine and fresh anis flavour. Persistent and smooth on the finish.

Details

Producer

Domaine Jacques Prieur

Category

White

Grapes

100 % Chardonnay

Country / Region

France, Bourgogne

Size

750ml

Serving temperature

13°C

Available in these provinces

  • Quebec

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