Domaine Vincent Bouzereau - Chassagne Montrachet - 2018 - 750 ml
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WHAT THE WINEMAKERS ARE SAYING
“What makes our estate special is our great interest in vine-stocks. My father, Pierre, has always reproduced his vine-stocks using mass selection (i.e: a traditional technique opposed to clone selection and in which only the healthiest vines are selected. Then, the woods of a group of vines but of one grape-variety are grafted onto American root-stocks) and our present stocks come from a selection that was achieved before the phylloxera epidemic. We spot the healthy stocks that seem to have a quality potential and then we keep the pruned wood to reproduce them on selected root-stocks. This technique, compared to clone selection, allows us to get a better biodiversity.” Vincent Bouzereau
This estate has grown and spread across multiple family branches over many centuries. Vincent Bouzereau branched out and established his own estate in Meursault, nearly 30 years ago. He patiently acquired and restructured his vineyard plot by plot over the years, which now represents a total of 18 hectares within Côte de Beaune. Most of his plots are located around the village of Meursault, but he also grows vines in Puligny-Montrachet, Monthélie, Auxey-Duresses, Volnay, Pommard, Beaune and on the little mountain of Corton.
Vincent Bouzereau is now offering a unique range of 21 different wines; 10 white & 11 red - from Bourgogne AOC to 8 1ers Crus from Meursault, Auxey Duresses, Puligny Montrachet and Volnay and 2 Grands Crus from Corton “Clos des Fietres”
Winery: Vincent Bouzereau
Regional styles: Burgundy Côte de Beaune White
Food pairing: Pasta, Rich fish (salmon, tuna etc), Shellfish, Mild and soft cheese, Cured Meat
Size : 3 hectares
Age of the vines: 50 years
Culture : Sustainable Agriculture Practices
Aging: 16 months with 25 to 30% renewed French oak barrels.
Total Production: 50,000 bottles for the entire estate