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Remoissenet Père et Fils, Chassagne-MontrachetCôte de Beaune, Burgundy, France 2017 (750mL)

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Remoissenet Père et Fils, Chassagne-Montrachet Côte de Beaune, Burgundy, France 2017 (750mL)

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“Pierre Rovani of Remoissenet is the sourcing king: He secured two small parcels on the northern edge of Chassagne (which means close Montrachet proximity!) to craft today’s devastatingly lush and limited Burgundy. The opulence and precision here is jaw-dropping.”

Wine legend and Remoissenet GM, Pierre Rovani has been busy securing some of the region’s finest vine real estate. This label may only state “Chassagne-Montrachet” but it’s from two sustainably farmed choice parcels at the northern edge of the village, where Grand Crus Le Montrachet and Bâtard-Montrachet begin. The richness and verve in this wine is simply gobsmacking; it’s a veritable liquid luxury that will send all Chardonnay cognoscenti spiraling into a blissful stupor. 

Remoissenet’s 2017 Chassagne displays a deep, shimmering yellow-gold core with bright silver reflections at the rim. Although a 30-minute decant is recommended, it is generous and open right out of the bottle with full-throttle aromas of über-ripe yellow apple, grilled pineapple, apricot, lemon curd, fresh cream, marzipan, candied white flowers, powdery white stone, toasted nuts, warm baking spices, and vanilla bean. This is a very textural, opulent, full-bodied Chardonnay that will easily fool people into calling it a luxurious Premier Cru at the minimum! It will have hedonists dancing on cloud nine!

  • CountryFrance
  • RegionBurgundy / C?te de Beaune
  • Sub-RegionChassagne-Montrachet
  • SoilLimestone & Clay
  • FarmingSustainable
  • BlendChardonnay
  • Alcohol15%
  • OakNew & Used French Barrels
  • Temp.Serve at 50-55° F
  • GlasswareBurgundy Stem
  • DrinkingNow-2027+
  • Decanting30 Minutes
  • PairingBaked Chilean Sea Bass w/ Black Truffle Beurre Blanc

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