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Maison Capitain-Gagnerot Saint-Romain Au Bas de Poillange, Cote de Beaune, France

Wine Notes

Price Range of 750ml bottle, ex-tax in USD
Average: $40   From: $39   To: $44


Grape Variety: Chardonnay

Chardonnay is the world’s most famous white wine grape and also one of the most widely planted. Although the most highly regarded expressions of the variety are those from Burgundy and California, many high-quality examples are made in Italy, Australia, New Zealand and parts of South America.

Describing the flavors of Chardonnay is no easy task. While many Chardonnay wines have high aromatic complexity, this is usually due to winemaking techniques (particularly the use of oak) rather than the variety's intrinsic qualities. Malolactic fermentation gives distinctive buttery aromas. Fermentation and/or maturation in ... more


Region Hierarchy
  • Saint-Romain wine region

    Saint-Romain is a small village in the Cote de Beaune sub-region of Burgundy which has had its own communal appellation since October 1947, covering both red and white wines. The reds may also be labeled with the Saint-Romain Cote de Beaune title.

    The soils around Saint-Romain are quite varied, with the terroir favoring the growth of healthy Pinot Noir rather than Chardonnay. There are no ... more

  • Cote de Beaune wine region

    The Cote de Beaune is a key wine-producing district in Burgundy, eastern France. It is named after its main town, Beaune – the epicenter of local wine production and commerce. Famed for producing some of the world's most expensive white wines (most of which bear the name Montrachet in some form or other), the district is also responsible for a handful of Burgundy's top red w ... more


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