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...
Beautifully complex with wonderful depth of fruit and woody spice. Classic Bordeaux with dusty earth and freshness. We love the cocoa and cedar this wine brings to the table. A perfect complement to your next dinner party.
A tiny property (for Bordeaux standards) established in the 19th century in the heart of the Margaux appellation. This family domaine bucks the high commerce and commercial trends in Bordeaux. They do not deal with negociants, who re-sell wines the...