This very small Grand Cru is located in the south of the Côte de Beaune, at the top of the slope where Puligny-Montrachet and Chassagne-Montrachet meet. The subsoil here is very chalky with many stones, well drained, and quite sunny, with a south/southeast exposure. The wine is fermented and matured for 15 to 18 months in oak barrels.

95 Points
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2018 vintage
94 Points
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2018 vintage
Harvest Note
This was a somewhat turbulent growing season. Lack of soil moisture and a poor fruit set diminished the harvest volumes.
Tasting Note
This Grand Cru is produced in limited quantities, and sometimes equals or surpasses the great Chardonnay Grand Cru Le Montrachet in its concentration and complexity. It offers a profound fragrance of toast, honey and white fruit. It is full-bodied and powerful, with a long finish. Made to age, this wine will develop in the bottle for 15 to 20 years.
Food Pairing
Serve with turbot, monkfish, scallops, lobster, white truffle pasta and delicate meats such as braised veal and poultry.
Technical Data
GRAPES: 100% Chardonnay
APPELLATION: Chevalier-Montrachet Grand Cru AOP
PH: 3.25
ACIDITY: 3.83 g/l
ABV: 13.31%
AGING: In oak casks, 30% new, for 16 months
MALOLACTIC FERMENTATION: Partial
RESIDUAL SUGAR: 0.4 g/l
Unique Selling Points
  • From the terroir which sets the world standard for the finest chardonnay wines
  • Bordering the famous parcel of Montrachet, near the village of Puligny
  • A parcel originally purchased by the Jadot family in 1794
  • Capable of aging for decades to good effect

About the Grape

Chardonnay
Though it has a distinctive profile, Chardonnay reflects other factors such as soil composition and vinification technique. Chardonnay is a reliable, hardy and prolific vine whose only real vulnerabilities are frost and uneven development of fruit.
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