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2017 Duchesse de Magenta Chassagne-Montrachet Abbaye de Morgeot Blanc

ITEM 8097524 - Removed from a professional wine storage facility; Purchased upon release

Bidder Amount Total
$80
Item Sold Amount Date
I8128057 1 $65 Mar 6, 2022
I8118232 1 $65 Feb 20, 2022
I8024570 1 $85 Dec 12, 2021
I8017509 2 $85 Dec 5, 2021
I8010099 1 $85 Nov 28, 2021
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REGION

France, Burgundy, Côte d'Or, Côte de Beaune, Chassagne-Montrachet, Morgeot

Chassagne-Montrachet is the appellation that covers the communes of Chassagne-Montrachet and Remigny, and it is the southern-most of the Côte d’Or’s three great white wine appellations of Meursault, Puligny-Montrachet and Chassagne-Montrachet. With 1,200 acres of vineyards, it is one of the largest appellations in the region, and more than half the vineyard acreage is Grand Cru or Premier Cru. The three famous Grand Crus are Le Montrachet, Bâtard-Montrachet and Criots-Bâtard-Montrachet. There are also 16 main Premiers Crus, most of them considered very high quality, and village wines. One fact rarely noted is that historically the appellation produced more red than white wine. In the late 1990s the ratio of white to red wines changed, however, as more vineyards were converted from Pinot Noir to Chardonnay, a logical decision given the acclaim of the appellation’s whites. There are still intriguing red wines produced. Clive Coates wrote that the appellation’s white wines generally are “full and firm, more akin to Puligny than to the softer, rounder wines of Meursault.”

TYPE

White Wine, Chardonnay, 1er (Premier) Cru

This white variety originated in Burgundy, but is now grown around the world. Its flexibility to thrive in many regions translates to wide flavor profile in the market. Chardonnay is commonly used in making Champagne and sparkling wines.