Exclusive Whites from Chardonnay
The Bâtard-Montrachet appellation is spread over the communes of Puligny and Chassagne, on 0.12 square kilometers in the Côte de Beaune subregion of Burgundy, East of France. Its white wines, made exclusively with Chardonnay, are entitled to a Grand Cru classification. The allowed base yield is 4000 liters per hectare, and the minimum grape maturity is 11.5% potential alcohol.
The vines are located on two parts of a hillside exposed to the east and a little steep. They allow the production of 53,000 liters of wine each year. The vineyard is composed of gentle slopes and descending; it forms a flat a little less conducive to exceptional viticulture. The thickness of the soils is substantial, and they have a high clay content. The grounds are well-drained in its highest part because they are composed of rather deep screes resting on the Bathonian limestone.
Tempting Wines of Bâtard-Montrachet
The wines of Bâtard-Montrachet appellation are massive and powerful, and on the palate, fat and opulent. Like the other Grands Crus of the sector, they reveal themselves with a long guard. in the Côte de Beaune sub-region of Burgundy.
A part of the important features of Bâtard-Montrachet appellation for white wines are as follows:
- Soil: Bathonian limestone.
- Taste: Balanced.
- Wine color: white.
- Aromas: woody aromas.
- Aging potential: 1 – 2 years.
- Serving temperature: 7 to 9° C