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Domaine Bachelet-Monnot Bourgogne Blanc, 2018

$38.00
Domaine Bachelet-Monnot Bourgogne Blanc, 2018

Domaine Bachelet-Monnot Bourgogne Blanc, 2018

$38.00
description
  • From vines in Puligny Montrachet
  • Lieu-dit: L’Ormeau
  • 40+ year old vines
  • Indigenous yeast
  • Élevage in 350L and 700L barrels (20% new)
  • Aged for 12 months in barrel + 6 months in tank

In 2005 Marc and Alex Bachelet formed their domaine with the aid of their Uncle Monnot and father. Given the combination of exceptional vineyards, an excellent vintage, and the brothers’ attention to detail in the vines and in the cellar, the first release of the domaine’s Puligny wines garnered immediate recognition, locally as well as internationally. In the conservative world of Burgundy’s top communes, such rapid rise to prominence is as rare as it is telling. The brothers do the Côte de Beaune’s rising generation proud.

The domaine farms just over twenty hectares (50 acres) of vines. It is a mix of family-owned vineyards and long-term leased vineyards. Marc and Alex’s grandfather was a vigneron and created Domaine Bernard Bachelet et Fils in Chassagne-Montrachet. Their father, Jean-François Bachelet, made wine for most of his professional life at this domaine.