Le Montrachet Grand Cru 2012, Domaine Amiot

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An impressive beast of a wine - but only a meagre 2 barrels produced! Guy Amiot has now passed on the reins to his sons, Thierry and Fabrice, the fourth generation at this top Chassagne producer. As they say ‘Le Montrachet’ is ‘le vrai Montrachet’!
Type:
Vintage:
2012
Size:
75cl
Main Grape:
Grape Mix:
100%
Genre:
Style:
Dry
ABV:
13.5%
Producer:
Region:
Country:
France
Sub Region:
Côte de Beaune
Sub Sub Region:
Chassagne-Montrachet
Body:
Rich, rounded and full flavoured
Drinking Window:
Drink now
Closure Type:
Cork
£630.00
 

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.

Tasting Notes

Intensely aromatic with pineapple and grapefruit characters, enormous steel structure, tight and unyielding with fine citrus acidity giving beautiful balance to a very impressive richness

Food Matches

Delicious with halibut with mixed beans and lemon butter sauce.

Vinification

N/A