Domaine Didier Delagrange Chassagne Montrachet 2018

Type: White
Country: France
Region: Burgundy, Volnay
Grape Variety: 100% Chardonnay
Alcohol Percentage: 13%

Climate: Semi-continental climate with variations of temperatures
Terroir: Soil base of Clay chalk
Ageing: The clear juice ferment in 300 and 228 liters oak barrels and then aged for 10 months in barrel (20% new) and 2 months in tank.

Color: Gold with greenish hues
Nose: Delicate, poised citrus nose coupled with floral notes of honeysuckle, acacia, vervain with slight hints of hazelnuts
Palate: Deep minerality with toasted notes, fresh butter and pear. Full bodied wine with a perfect balance

About the Winery: Based in Volnay, the Delagrange Family owns 32 acres of vineyard located amongst the best terroirs of the Côtes de Beaune. The Estate is run by Didier Delagrange, vinegrower and winemaker who produces high quality Burgundy wines that are vinified and bottled at the Estate. The Domaine’s philosophy can be summarised as follows: Careful, rigorous care of the vines as this is the start, with grapes picked perfectly healthy and at the right moment. The importance of understanding each vintage to preserve the natural balance of the wine and to maintain the traditional character of the wine by intervening as little as possible during vinification.