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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 focus 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.