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Chassagne-Montrachet "Morgeot"

Premier Cru

Chassagne-Montrachet lies at the southern end of the “Côte des Blancs”, the four mile strip of the Côte de Beaune in which Puligny, Meursault and Blagny are also situated, collectively producing the most revered white wines of Burgundy. Chassagne-Montrachet covers 867 acres, of which 31 are occupied by the three great grands crus of Le Montrachet and Batard-Montrachet, shared with Puligny-Montrachet, and Criots-Batard-Montrachet, situated solely in Chassagne-Montrachet. Of the balance, 392 acres are in seventeen premiers crus, including 134 acres in Les Morgeots.

Mounir points out that Chassagne-Montrachet "Morgeot" is down in the hills, on  heavy, red soils.  It is one of the more masculine Chassagnes, a structured wine with a lot of body, and very powerful.  You can even talk about tannins here.

   
Chassagne-Montrachet "Morgeot" label