Burgundy, Chassagne-Montrachet

Burgundy is undoubtedly the home of the finest Pinot Noir and Chardonnays in the world, where vineyards, or Domaines have been producing wines for over 2000 years. Burgundy is located in the North-east of France, an hours drive from Lyon and 2 hours from Paris. With over 100 appellations, or sub-regions (more than any other wine region) Burgundy is known for being the most terroir-oriented region in the World. The finest red wines of Burgundy are found in the Côte d'Or, a string of villages including Côte de Nuits, Gevrey-Chambertin, Morey St Denis, Chambolle-Musigny, Vougeot, Vosne-Romanée and Nuits-St Georges.

There are flavours present in great Burgundys that are the envy of Pinot Noir producers worldwide. The elusive peacocks tail finish that goes on and on, and the pretty-elegance backed by Burgundy muscle is the goal of winemakers around the globe. The main levels in the Burgundy classifications, in descending order of quality, are: Grand crus, Premier crus, village appellations, and finally regional appellations. For the Chablis wines, a similar hierarchy of Grand Cru, Premier Cru and Village wines is used, plus Petit Chablis as a level below Village Chablis.
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  1. Domaine Blain-Gagnard Chassagne Montrachet 'Caillerets' Premier Cru 2013
    This is one of the finest white Burgundy estates, where the wine-making involves minimal interventions. It is run by Jean-Marc Blain and his wife Claudine, the daughter of Jacques Gagnard-Delagrange. The family owns some of the village’s greatest hillsides. ... Learn More
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    The Wine Advocate
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  2. Domaine Blain-Gagnard Chassagne-Montrachet “Caillerets” Premier Cru 2017
    Whiffs of mineral reduction and spiced tea sit atop to the cool and pure aromas of lemon rind, apple and white flowers. There is excellent punch and ample minerality to the beautifully well-detailed flavors that possess outstanding energy that carries ... Learn More
  3. Joseph Colin Chassagne-Montrachet 2019
    The Colin family is revered throughout Burgundy's Côte de Beaune, with a storied history and penchant for crafting exceptional wines of distinction. Another cuvée that mandates a comparatively early harvest is the 2019 Chassagne-Montrachet Village, a medium to full-bodied, ... Learn More
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    Vinous
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  4. Chateau de Pommard Chassagne-Montrachet 2014
    Rising between 220 and 325 meters above sea level, marly, clay, limestone and pebble-rich soils located in the south end of the Côte de Beaune produce this Chassagne-Montrachet, a fresh and full-bodied Chardonnay bringing the highest expression of the terroir. Alcoholic ... Learn More
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    International Wine and Spirits Challenge
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  5. Joseph Colin Chassagne Montrachet 1er Cru 'Les Caillerets' 2019
    Joseph Colin is honestly in a league of his own in Saint Aubin. Incredible purity and tension in all his whites. A producer to look out for. The 2019 Chassagne-Montrachet Caillerets 1er Cru has a striking nose of red apples, yellow ... Learn More
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    Vinous
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  6. Joseph Colin Chassagne-Montrachet 1er cru "Vide Bourse" 2019
    Another of Chassagne’s lesser-known gems. Picked on the first day of the harvest, along with Vide Bourse, yet the last to be racked, having been slow to finish fermentation. Pale primrose, clearly more backward, still some fermentation aromas, good ... Learn More
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    Jasper Morris MW
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