Negociant brand of Domaine Jean Chartron.
Average Price of 750ml bottle, ex-tax in USD: $27
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
The Chassagne-Montrachet title covers both red wines, made from Pinot Noir, and whites made from Chardonnay – producing roughly equal quantities of each. The particularly high quality of the whites is responsible for the commune's good reputation, and led to a marked increase in white wine production during the latter years of the 20th century....more
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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