Chassagne-Montrachet 2014

Louis Jadot Côte d'Or Burgundies

Chassagne-Montrachet 2014 play

Region: France / Burgundy / Côte de Beaune Villages
Grapes: 100% Chardonnay

Situated in the south of the Côte de Beaune, Chassagne-Montrachet is one of the five villages that make up the prestigious Côte des Blancs. At altitudes varying from 250 to 350 meters, the vineyards benefit from exposures ranging from east to south and southwest and the wine comes mainly from marly limestone soils. After a long fermentation in tanks, the wine is aged in barrel before bottling.

90 Points

Wine Spectator

2014 vintage
91 Points

Wine & Spirits

2014 vintage
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harvest note

2014 was a year for excellent, balanced whites as the season began and ended strongly. The dry, warm weather was instrumental in advancing the development of the vines. Due to this, flowering began early and conditions in the area were dry until the end of June. On June 28th, hailstorms moved throughout the region, reducing yields in Meursault, Volnay, Pommard, and Beaune. In September, fine weather returned and the harvest was able to begin on the 12th. Despite the hailstorm, quantities were higher than they had been for the past few years.

tasting note

A deeply colored, full-bodied wine of depth and intensity with a persistent, earthy finish.

food pairing

An excellent companion to fish, shellfish, poultry and cheeses.

technical data

GRAPES: 100% Chardonnay
APPELLATION: Chassagne-Montrachet
PH: 3.15
ACIDITY: 3.95 g/l
ABV: 13.65%
AGING: 10 months in French oak (30% new) and stainless steel, 6 months in bottle

points of distinction

  • One of the five villages that make up the prestigious Côte des Blancs
  • The most robust wine of the Côte des Blancs
  • Pairs well with rich sauces
  • about the grape +
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“My aim is to craft enchanting wines that taste of the great diversity of Burgundy.”

– Frederic Barnier, Winemaker

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