Chateau De Lachassagne Clos Du Chateau Crémant de Bourgogne NV
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Château de Lachassagne is an exceptional place, located in the very south of Burgundy, with a unique view over the Saône Valley. It is a 62 hectares propriety, totally surrounded by small walls called ’"Clos".
Manual harvest, pneumatic pressing, cold clarification, second fermentation, maturation on lees, riddling, disgorging, addition of dosage (liquor). The technical specifications of crémants are the same that those of champagnes, as the method of elaboration. We impose a maturation period of 20 months on lees (Crémant : nine months minimum / champagne : 15 months minimum). It is this maturation work that contributes to the finesse and elegance of the sparkle.
GOLD MEDAL at 2018 FEMINALISE competition
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The Bordeaux classification of 1855 is still in use, as is the Sauternes and Barsac Classification of the same year. Wines from certain regions can be bought En Primeur, which is when the wine is sold prior to it being bottled.
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About the brand Chateau de Lachassagne
Château de Lachassagne is an exceptional place, located in the very south of Burgundy, with a unique view over the Saône Valley. It is a 62-hectare property, totally surrounded by a small stone wall, which classifies it as a "Clos" or a single site.
Winemaker, Vigneron and owner Olivier Bosse-Platière is from the village of Lucenay, 3km from the Chateau of Lachassagne, where his parents have a vineyard. After completing an oenology degree in Burgundy, he worked in various great vineyards all around the world through additional training with the OIV (International Organisation of Vines and Wines). He always kept in mind the idea of moving back to Burgundy one day. Finally, the opportunity occurred when the gorgeous Chateau came up for sale, and, with his wife Veronique, he took the vineyard of Lachassagne. Olivier and Veronique make Burgundy with a modern, global eye. They are guided by tradition, but not chained to it. French oak is common, but so is Spanish oak from Rioja. Whole bunch is a factor, but never dominates the reds.