Montagny Premier Cru – Les Jardins
Tasting note :
Floral and pure. Exposed north-east and planted on grey clay of limestone gryphée (Jurassic fossil rich).
This wine has real energy which is totally undiminished even in hotter vintages.
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 fermentation is temperature controlled.
Fermentation and ageing is done in Burgundian oak barrels. The wine is filtered before bottling.
Food and wine pairing :
A perfect accompaniment to pike in a butter sauce
Exposition : North-east
Altitude : 330 et 340 m
Grape variety : Chardonnay
Age of the vines : 40 years old
Vineyard size : 0.75 hectares
Average yield : 50 hl/ha
Production moyenne : 5 000 Blles