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Domaine Marc Morey Chassagne Montrachet 1C les Chenevottes, 2013

Chassagne Montrachet, Burgundy, France | Chardonnay

Founded after WW1 by Fernand Morey w only a few ha, son Marc took over in 1944, expanded property, M’s daughter Marie-Josephine & husb Bernard joined in 1977, daught Sabine Mollard winemaker since 2003, studied to be geography teacher, younger brother who was meant to take over vineyard died, wine school, internships in Ardèche & Trokaj, 9.5 ha in Cote-d’Or, mostly Chassagne-Montrachet, 1 ha PN, a little Aligoté, mostly Chard, owns 90% of En Virondot 1C, farm & harvest the 0.1 ha they don’t own, practice lute raisonée/sustainable viticulture, average lees 10 mo for whites, 15 mo for reds, max 30% new oak barrels, likes to express terroir

A Wine Lover’s Diary, part 685: Stanley Hartt

Monday, January 29th: More snow. Deborah and I drove to Toronto to attend the celebration of life for my friend Gordon’s daughter Kim, at the Donalda Club. 404 more words

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Reds for Thanksgiving

As the race to get everything done for the Thanksgiving dinner, there is always the Joker in the deck. After getting the turkeys out of the roasters and getting most of the side dishes out of the oven, it was time to do the tenderloin. 743 more words

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White Burgundy Producers Making Great Red Wines ~ Tasting Jean-Claude Ramonet Chassagne-Montrachet Rouge...

Domaine Ramonet is one of the quality reference points of the Côte de Beaune in Burgundy. Even before the First World War, their wines were being enjoyed in high society and in some of the finest restaurants in France. 286 more words

Domaine FONTAINE GAGNARD 2013 Class & Tasting

Domaine Fontaine Gagnard is among my favorite white wine specialists in Burgundy. Based in Chassagne Montrachet, the Domaine was founded in 1985 after the wedding of French Air Force officer Richard Fontaine to Laurence Gagnard (daughter of long-time Chassagne vignerons Jacques and Marie-Joseph Gagnard), the Domaine is now run (since 2011) by their daughter Celine who has worked with her father since 2007. 361 more words

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Vacqueyras white and red

Lou, David Aaron, Jenn, and I gathered in our kitchen for a blind tasting.  As it was my turn to host I opened six bottles from Vacqueyras believing all would enjoy them.   826 more words

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The Route des Grand Crus, Cote de Beaune

The Cote de Beaune, the southern extension of the Route des Grand Crus that runs from Dijon to legendary villages Chassagne-Montrachet and Puligny-Montrachet, is a majestic sweep of Burgundy’s glorious countryside. 850 more words

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