Domaine Jacques Carillon


Chassagne-Montrachet Premier Cru Les Macherelles

“A full, rich wine with a lovely mineral finish”

Chassagne-Montrachet Premier Cru Les Macherelles

Chassagne-Montrachet is located on a 305-hectare vineyard at an altitude of 220-325 meters. It basks on a rocky, limestone-rich hillside in the south of the Côte de Beaune that varies from marl to sand, depending on the exact location. The area is bordered by marble quarries that form a rocky border in the soil.

  • Grape variety : Chardonnay
  • Rootstock : 3309 C
  • Average age of vines : planted in 2003
  • Surface area : 0.20 hectares
  • Surface area : lime, marl and sand-rich soil
  • Aging : barrels for 1 year, with 20% new barrels, then 6 months in stainless steel vats
  • Fining : Bentonite + Casein, one month before bottling.
  • Filtering : light filtering before bottling
  • Bottling : after 18 months of aging
  • Best consumed : 3-6 years after bottling

The Chassagne-Montrachet vines were removed, and then replanted with Chassagne-Montrachet white.