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Technical Information

Wine Blend Vine Age Soil Type Vineyard Area*
Bourgogne Rouge
Pinot Noir 40 - 45 years Clay, Limestone 2.8 ha
Bourgogne Rouge “Chant de Muses”
Pinot Noir 35 - 45 years Clay, Limestone .56 ha
Côtes de Nuits Villages Rouge
Pinot Noir 40 - 45 years Clay, Limestone 7 ha
Nuits-Saint-Georges Rouge
Pinot Noir 50 years Clay, Limestone .13 ha
Nuits-Saint-Georges Rouge
Aux Crots
Pinot Noir 45 years Clay, Limestone .24 ha
Nuits-Saint-Georges 1er Cru Rouge
Les Poulettes
Pinot Noir 45 years Clay, Limestone .23 ha
Chambolle-Musigny
Pinot Noir 40 - 50 years Clay, Limestone .2 ha
Chambolle-Musigny 1er Cru
Les Combottes
Pinot Noir 30 years Clay, Limestone .04 ha
Chambolle-Musigny 1er Cru
Les Plantes
Pinot Noir 30 years Clay, Limestone .025 ha
Côtes de Nuits Blanc “Les Monts de Boncourt”
Chardonnay 30 years Clay, Limestone .02 ha
Saint Aubin Blanc
Chardonnay 40-56 years Clay, Limestone .04 ha
* "ha" = hectares; one hectare equals roughly two and a half acres

VITICULTURE / VINIFICATION

• Vines are sustainably farmed
• Vines pruned in Guyot, with a density of 10,000 vines per hectare
• Vineyard holdings are situated in Corgoloin, Comblanchien, and Nuits-Saint-Georges, Chambolle-Musigny
• Vines for Chambolle-Musigny AOC are located in three climats: Les Fremieres, Les Herbs, Les Mal Carrées
• Pruning, de-budding, and green harvests limit the yields
• All grapes are harvested by hand
• 100% de-stemming of the grapes
• Grapes are vinified traditionally in cement tank for anywhere between 10-15 days, depending on cuvée and vintage
• Reds age in barrel (20-30% of which are new) for up to 18 months before bottling
• Whites age in barrel (20-30% of which are new) to 9 months before bottling

General Information

Country
France
Region
Burgundy
Appellation(s)
Bourgogne, Côte de Nuits-Villages, Nuits-Saint-Georges
Producer
Damien & Lise Gachot
Founded
Five generations ago
Annual Production
5,000 cases
Farming
Lutte Raisonnée
Website
http://www.gachot-monot.com
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