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2020 Domaine Mongeard-Mugneret Gevrey-Chambertin

Original price was: $270.00.Current price is: $250.00.
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  • Producer
    Domaine Mongeard-Mugneret
  • Vintage
    2020
  • Grape Variety
    Pinot Noir
  • Region
    Burgundy
  • Sub Region
    Gevrey Chambertin
  • Size
    Bottle
SKU: MMGC20EC

The Mongeard family arrived in Vosne-Romanée in the eighteenth century, with records showing a Mongeard working as vigneron for Domaine de la Romanée-Conti in 1786. In 1945, Jean Mongeard, whose mother was a Mugneret, found himself making wine at the age of 16 in the place of his father who had died years earlier.

The entire 1945 crop was purchased by Baron le Roy, Marquis d’Angerville, and Henri Gouges. Gouges instructed the young Mongeard to personally bottle the wines, rather than sell in barrel. In 1975, Vincent Mongeard, Jean’s son, began working alongside his father and became responsible for viticulture and vinification of the domaine’s wines. He persuaded his father to return to the traditional method of bottling, without filtration, filtering only with certain vintages.

Jean Mongeard retired in 1995, and Vincent assumed complete leadership of the domaine. Today, Domaine Mongeard-Mugneret covers a total area of more than 75 acres, split among 35 appellations. The varied range of climats in which the Mongeards own vineyards results, naturally, in wines of great diversity.

2020 Domaine Mongeard-Mugneret Gevrey-Chambertin