2019 Caroline Morey Chassagne-Montrachet ‘Chambrees’

$220.00

Caroline Morey comes from  a long line of vignerons based in the Cotes de Beaune and is also married to Pierre-Yves Colin-Morey. In 2014 Caroline has taken her share of some family vineyards from her father Jean-Marc and has created her own domaine based in Chassagne-Montrachet working out of brand new cellars built for Caroline and her husband Pierre-Yves.

Caroline’s approach in the cellar shows a similar light touch as her husband using mostly 350 litre barrels with no more than 30% new and with no battonage for the white wines. For the red wines she adapts to each site and each vintage with no ‘recipe’ as such save to say that Caroline favours a little whole bunch when possible but never more than 50% which she considers too much. Now settled into the new cellars and with 5 vintages released it is clear that Caroline has moved straight into the premier tier of producers in the Cote de Beaune as she has rapidly established her very small and very fine estate. With just a few barrels produced of most wines these will be difficult to come by.

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Description

88-91 Points Allen Meadows
Hints of matchstick and petrol add a bit of breadth to the pretty aromas of essence of pear, apple and soft lemon rind nuances. The supple, round and delicious flavors possess fine intensity on the dry and clean finish. This could use better depth, but it may well develop it if allowed a few years of keeping first.

Additional information

Producer

Caroline Morey

Vintage

2019

Grape Variety

Chardonnay

Region

Burgundy

Sub Region

Chassagne-Montrachet

Types

White