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Since the 19th Century, generations of the Pillot family have cultivated the hills of Chassagne-Montrachet. While father Fernand is approaching retirement, his son Laurent cultivates and harvests nearly 14.6 hectares of land spread over 22 different appellations of red & white wines.
The father-and-son team focuses tirelessly on maintaining quality with their practices: low yields, minimal use of fertilizer and strict hygiene. All of their wines are vinified and matured in a modern winery but Laurent pays special attention to keep with traditional Burgundian practices: barrel fermentation for the whites, minimal stirring of the lees, and aging the wines in French oak barrels from a variety of forests and coopers.

Production Area
Burgundy, France

Grape Varieties
100% Chardonnay

Vinification
The vines grow on 2.15 acres of very stony limestone soils mixed with shallow red earth. The vineyards are located at 787 feet above sea level. Les Vergers faces due east near the top of the slope north of the village.

Bouquet
This wine is very precise with minerality, citrus and white flower aromas.

Taste
With some ageing, the wine develops more complexity and rounder flavors reminiscent of flowers, stones and mushrooms. Can age for 5-10 years.

Alcohol
13.53%

 

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