2018 Fontaine Gagnard Chassagne Montrachet Maltroie

Chardonnay - 750ML
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WA 90
WA 90

Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, February 2018

The 2018 Chassagne-Montrachet 1er Cru La Maltroie delivers a pretty bouquet of pear, waxy citrus rind and almond paste. Medium to full-bodied, its satiny attack segues into a nicely concentrated core that's underpinned by...


Color & Type White
Varietal Chardonnay
Country France
Region Burgundy
Sub-region Cote de Beaune
Appellation Chassagne Montrachet
Vintage 2018
Size 750ML
Percent alcohol 13.5%
Closure Cork

In the heart of Burgundy's renowned Cote de Beaune region lies a true gem - the 2018 Fontaine Gagnard Chassagne Montrachet Maltroie. This exquisite white wine, crafted from the Chardonnay varietal, showcases the artistry and finesse of the esteemed producer, Fontaine Gagnard.

With its pale straw color and a hint of golden hues, this wine captivates the eye from the moment it is poured. Its elegant appearance is further enhanced by the classic cork closure, a testament to the traditional winemaking techniques employed by Fontaine Gagnard.

On the nose, the 2018 Fontaine Gagnard Chassagne Montrachet Maltroie reveals a beautiful bouquet of ripe pear, waxy citrus rind, and delicate almond paste. Each aroma intertwines harmoniously, creating a symphony of scents that entice and intrigue.

As the wine caresses the palate, it unveils a medium to full-bodied texture that is both satiny and luxurious. Lively acids dance on the tongue, providing the perfect balance to the wine's concentration and depth. The core of this Chassagne Montrachet is delightfully concentrated, showcasing the exceptional quality of the grapes that were carefully selected and harvested.

The 2018 Fontaine Gagnard Chassagne Montrachet Maltroie culminates with a precise and lingering finish, leaving a lasting impression on the senses. This wine is a testament to the mastery of Fontaine Gagnard, showcasing their ability to create wines that are both elegant and expressive.

Acclaimed wine critic Robert Parker's Wine Advocate awarded this wine a remarkable score of 90 points, further solidifying its reputation as a true standout. The 2018 Fontaine Gagnard Chassagne Montrachet Maltroie is a wine that embodies the essence of Burgundy, a region known for producing some of the world's finest white wines. It is a wine that should not be missed, an experience that will transport you to the heart of this renowned wine region with every sip.