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Specifications

Colour:

White

Producer:

Jean Noel Gagnard

Region:

Burgundy

Appellation:

Chassagne-Montrachet

Grape Type:

Chardonnay

Chassagne Montrachet, Les Caillerets, 1er Cru, 2017

1x300cl £425.00

9 cases

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6x150cl £1,170.00

7 cases, 3 bottles

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6x75cl £550.00

10 cases, 4 bottles

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Tasting Note:

Profound and rich but with loads of energy. Fleshy, characterful but very driven notes of citrus rind and mineral with butter and earth touches adding dimension. Textured, nutty and savoury but showing great vitality too. Complex, beautifully balanced with a bit of bite and crunch giving the ripe fruit some structure. Situated at the southern end of the “en Caillerets” sector, Caroline’s vines are planted on a steep slope of shallow, pebbly soils with a fine south-east exposure. The most precise and intense of Caroline Lestimée’s Chassagnes from her oldest vines (over 60 years-old.)

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