Grand Cru Selections

Chanterêves Current Releases

CHANTERÊVES current releases

 

Bourgogne Chardonnay

The 2015 is sourced entirely from the Village of Maranges.

The 2015 saw low SO2 additions, indigenous yeast alcoholic fermentation, natural malolactic and 1 year aging in older oak barrels (228L). Unfined, one light filtration.

St. Romain Combe Bazin Blanc

Southwest-facing, steep slope, shallow white soil (high limestone content)

The 2015 was pressed directly for 3 hours, indigenous yeast fermentation, minimal SO2 additions, natural malolactic and one year aging in older oak barrels (228L). No bâtonnage, no fining, one light filtration.

Auxey Duresses Les Hautes Blanc

Upper slope next to Meursault Les Vireuils, facing south-east, high limestone content in soil

The 2015 saw a light crushing by foot, very slow pressing (6-7 hours), indigenous yeast fermentation in older oak barrels (228L) for 3 weeks. Natural malolactic, 1 year aging in older oak barrels on lees without batonnage but in contact with lies, racked 3 weeks before bottling, low SO2. Unfined, one light filtration.

Chassagne Montrachet Blanc 1er Cru les Morgeots

The 2015 saw indigenous yeast fermentation, minimal SO2 additions, natural malolactic, 1 year aging in older oak barrels (228L). No lee-stirring, unfined, one light filtration.

Bourgogne Pinot Noir

68% from Paris l'Hôpital (in the Hautes Côtes by Maranges, granite soils), 32% from Puligny Montrachet (soils with high limestone content)

The 2015 saw 68% whole cluster, 4 weeks maceration in wooden tank, no pump-overs, 6 punch-downs at end of fermentation with indigenous yeasts. Natural malolactic, 10 months aging in older oak barrels (228L). One racking pre-bottling, unfined, unfiltered.

Pommard Trois Follots

75% Trois Follots (near Rugiens) southeast-facing, steep slope with limestone bedrock. 25% Rue au Porc (just above D974) silty soil on limestone bedrock.

The 2015 saw 100% whole cluster, 3 weeks indigenous yeast fermentation in wooden vats, 24 days of maceration (no pump-overs though punchdowns at end of fermentation). Natural malolactic and 10 months aging in barrels (33% new oak, 228L, Minier Tronçais). One racking pre-bottling, unfined, unfiltered, total SO2 25-45 mg/L.

Volnay Les Lurets

The 2015 saw 100% whole cluster, indigenous yeast fermentation in wooden vats, 24 days maceration (no pump-overs, punch-downs at end of fermentation). Natural malolactic and 14 months aging in barrel (33% new oak, 228L, Minier Tronçais). One racking pre-bottling, unfined, unfiltered, total SO2 25-35mg/L.

Nuits St Georges 1er Cru les Damodes

Far northwest corner of the Nuits appellation, bordering Vosne, mid-slope, hard limestone bedrock.

The 2015 saw 100% whole cluster, 3 weeks maceration in oak tanks, no pump-overs, punch-downs at end of fermentation with indigenous yeasts. 14 months aging in older oak barrels (one 1-yr-old), racked just before bottling, total SO2 25-35mg/L, unfined, unfiltered.