For a village more recently known for its White Burgundy, it used to be planted mostly to red before many growers replanted to Chardonnay. This is a shame as Chassagne-Montrachet offers some fantastic examples of classical Red Burgundy, some at a more reasonable price than it's more notable and expensive neighbors.
For this bottling, Pillot exploits over a hectare of vineyards planted in 1960 (55+ years old) to Pinot Noir at the village level. This is a robust, cherry-flavored wine of strength and vigor.
Practicing organic farming. Bottled unfiltered.
95 POINTS, James Suckling, formally of Wine Spectator. "This youthful Chateauneuf has a very complex nose of graphite, raw meat and lilies. With aeration the black-cherry note steadily grows in intensity. Bold, leathery and earthy palate with fine tannins that...
Considered the consistently most outstanding red wine of this estate. Caillerets has grace and power combined, it is round on the palate, with fine, long tannins, excellent density; a brooding beauty with depth and character galore. Quantities are limited as...
This wine is one of the most complete representations of the complexity that can be found in the finest Volnays as it is from one of the great vineyards of this village. It has deep color, lots of material and...