"The 2018 Chassagne-Montrachet 1er Cru La Maltroie delivers a pretty bouquet of pear, waxy citrus rind and almond paste. Medium to full-bodied, its satiny attack segues into a nicely concentrated core that's underpinned by lively acids, concluding with a precise finish." -William Kelley
What importer Polaner Selections has to say about this wine...
VARIETALSChardonnayVINEYARDMid-slope, situated on a slight incline at an altitude of 240-255m. Thought to be the site of an ancient cemetery.ORIENTATIONSoutheastSOILMaltroie presents one of Chassagne’s most complex soil compositions. Small rocks sit atop a fairly deep vein of mineral clay, rich in magnesium and iron oxide, with vines penetrating to a solid bedrock core of limestone.VITICULTURElutte raisonneeVINIFICATIONTraditional fermentation in barrelAGING12 months in barrel (appx. 30% new)