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2000 Fontaine-Gagnard Criots Batard Montrachet, 375ml

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Latest Sale Price

June 1, 2003 - $40

Estimate

No price history

RATINGS

91Burghound.com

...is very floral in character and not as ripe though it is extremely rich, full, indeed even opulent with amazing intensity, complexity and outstanding persistence on the long, penetrating backend.

REGION

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

Criots-Batard-Montrachet is a 3.87-acre Grand Cru Chardonnay vineyard just to the south of Batard-Montrachet, in the Chassagne-Montrachet appellation of Burgundy. The largest landholders are Roger Belland, 1.5 acres; Charles Bonnefoy, .5 acre; and Richard Fontaine-Gagnard, .7 acre.

TYPE

White Wine, Chardonnay, Grand 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.