Winery: Domaine F&L Pillot
Region: Bourgogne (Burgundy)
Locale: Chassagne-Montrachet, France
Appellation: Chassagne-Montrachet Blanc
Site: Four parcels of vines on a very limestone soil go into producing this Chassange-Montrachet white wine. The 2 principal parcels are situated not far from the village and have the charming names, "La Bergerie" and "Le Chene."
Fermentation and Aging: The grapes are hand-picked. Pressed, the juice is then fermented in French oak barrels. The wine is barrel aged until the following summer. In this way, the wine has time to integrate and confirm its personality. It is bottled after aging for 11-12 months.
Notes: This is a round wine with a warm body, coupled with white fruit aromas and finely integrated oak. Will easily age for 2-7 years. This wine pairs perfectly with fish, scallops and crustaceans. Open it when young and serve as an aperitif or try it at the end of the meal with cheese.