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Chassagne-Montrachet 1er Cru Les Caillerets 2015, Domaine Guy Amiot

CHAS485
A superb wine from this outstanding producer.
Type:
Vintage:
2015
Size:
75cl
Main Grape:
Grape Mix:
100%
Genre:
Style:
Dry
ABV:
13%
Producer:
Region:
Country:
France
Sub Region:
Côte de Beaune
Sub Sub Region:
Chassagne-Montrachet
Body:
Rich, rounded and full flavoured
Drinking Window:
Drink from 2018
Closure Type:
Cork
£55.00
 

Domaine Guy Amiot

Domaine Guy Amiot’s work springs from a long tradition begun in the 1920s under the direction of founder Arsène Amiot. Arsène started acquiring parcels in Chassagne in the 1920s and under his direction Domaine Amiot became one of the first domaines in Burgundy to bottle their own wines. By the time Guy Amiot (who the current domaine is named after), took over in 1985, the domaine had built up very impressive holdings and had passed the knowledge of how to best care for the vines down from generation to generation. There was a continuity of work in the vineyards that led to solid consistency in the wines. In 1993, Guy’s son Thierry Amiot took over and has been both respecting the tradition and striving for improvement ever since. The wines of this domaine age particularly well, largely due to the serious acidity and minerality that so epitomise them when tasting from barrel.

Tasting Notes

Produced from two parcels of 67 and 27 year old vines, planted on soil that is covered with large limestone rocks, produce the fruit for this beautiful wine.

Food Matches

A great match for roasted chicken with an almond and thyme crust with chargrilled cauliflower.