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Rochers is named for the famous “rocks” or limestone cliffs of Solutre and Vergisson. Founded in 1928 on the site of a Gallo-Roman villa which was one of the most important wine estates in the region, the cellar of Chaintre is one of the oldest in France.

Yields are kept low (45-50hl/h) by a combination of rigorous pruning and maintaining an average vine age of 35 to 40 years. Domaines des Rochers practices sustainable viticulture, without pesticides or herbicides. The wine is vinified in stainless steel and rests on their lees for up to 6 months to develop complexity and nuanced flavors.

The vineyards site is second to none, based around the famous Clos Reyssier lieu-dit.

Production Area
Burgundy, France
Appellation: Mâcon-Chaintré

Located in the heart of the Maconnais Crus region, Chaintre is predominantly a Jurassic era calcareous limestone base with some clay deposits. Soils are quite stony, with vineyards facing south and east. Classic Burgundian terroir.

Grape Varieties
100% Chardonnay

Fermented in stainless steel, aged on its lees for a minimum of six months, Domaine des Rochers Macon Chaintre is bottled without any oak aging.

Aromas of pear and golden delicious apples mingle with scents of wet stone.

Full bodied, this Chardonnay is also fresh, crisp, and clean, with citrus acidity and an edge of minerality to complement its long finish.



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