Located in the heart of the Burgundian Golden Triangle (Puligny-Montrachet, Chassagne-Montrachet and Meursault), Chartron et Trébuchet is today recognised for the very high quality of its white wines, including 5 Grands Crus, and is remembered by connoisseurs as the creator of the greatest Puligny-Montrachet wines, symbols of the House.
The appellation lies to the north of the Côte de Beaune, between the villages of Pernand-Vergelesses and Aloxe-Corton, on the heights of the mythical Montagne de Corton. The soil is gently sloping, reddish and stony, brown limestone, rich in marl with a high potassium content. Traditional vinification: Direct pressing on receipt of the grapes in a pneumatic press, settling and cold storage for 48 hours. Fermentation in barrels at a low temperature of 16/20° to preserve the aromas. Aged on lees in barrels for 8 to 16 months with regular stirring of the lees. 70 to 80% new barrels.
Brilliant pale yellow colour. Complex, intense nose of grilled almonds and fern. Powerful and generous on the palate. Persistent toastiness with hints of marzipan. Very good length and minerality.Recommended serving temperature: 14 – 16°C
The delicacy of this wine pairs perfectly with foie gras and noble shellfish such as lobster, crayfish and crab. It also goes well with poultry and veal in white sauce. Light cheeses: Camemberts, Bries, blue cheeses, goat’s cheeses, Gruyères, etc.