Santenay Clos de Malte Blanc

Louis Jadot Côte d'Or Burgundies

Santenay Clos de Malte Blanc play

Region: France / Burgundy / Côte de Beaune Villages

Located in Santenay, in the southern Côte de Beaune, Clos de Malte is a 17 acres monopole of Louis Jadot that lies at the foot of the Montagne des Troix Croix. It is planted primarily to Pinot Noir on moist soil of limestone and clay, but there is also a small amount of Chardonnay here. In winemaking, the Chardonnay grapes are fermented and matured in oak barrels for about 12 months.

89-91+ Points

Wine Advocate

2017 vintage
90 Points

Wine Spectator

2015 vintage
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tasting note

This lemon-scented and woody wine is rich and structured, yet elegant. It will develop in the bottle for 5 to 10 years.

food pairing

Pair with simply prepared seafood or white meats.

points of distinction

  • Clos de Malte is a natural amphitheatre on steep slopes with excellent exposure
  • Clos de Malte produces both red & white wines
  • Wines are substantially affected by shallow limestone subsoils and surrounding cliffs
  • Clos de Malte wines provide attractive value & outstanding quality
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– Frédéric Barnier, Technical Director

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