Montagny – Les Reculerons
Tasting note :
Planted on Chailles clay (flint), the wine draws a smoky empyreumatic character, almost gun-flint which lends itself perfectly to exotic fruit and peaches.
Harvest and grape selection done by hand and transported in small boxes to the cellar.
The ‘must’ is racked after settling for 12 to 24 hours. The fermentati on is temperature controlled.
Fermentation and ageing is done in Burgundian oak barrels. The wine is filtered before bottling.
Food and Wine pairing :
Carpaccio of scallops with truffle olive oil and Balsamic vinegar on a bed of mixed green salads.
Exposition : South-East
Altitude : 250 et 265 m
grape variety : Chardonnay
Age of the vines : 45 years old
Vineyard size : 1.09 hectares
Average yield : 55 hl/ha
Production moyenne : 8 000 Blles