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Technical Information

Wine Blend Vine Age Soil Type Vineyard Area*
Bourgogne Chardonnay
Chardonnay 18 - 30 years Clay, Limestone 13.5 ha total
Bourgogne Rouge "Champs Cadet"
Pinot Noir 22 years Clay, Limestone 13.5 ha total
Bourgogne Rouge “Ermitage”
85% Pinot Noir, 15% César 25 years Limestone, White Marl .54 ha
Bourgogne Vézelay "La Châtelaine"
Chardonnay 25 years Clay, Limestone 13.5 ha total
Melon
Melon de Bourgogne 25 - 30 years Clay, Limestone 13.5 ha total
* "ha" = hectares; one hectare equals roughly two and a half acres

VITICULTURE / VINIFICATION

• All grapes are harvested by hand and undergo natural fermentation.


Melon

• Aged for 5 months in stainless steel before bottling


Bourgogne Chardonnay

• Aged for 5 months in stainless steel before bottling


Bourgogne Vézelay “La Châtelaine”

• Aged for 7 to 10 months in stainless steel before bottling


Bourgogne Rouge “Champs Cadet”

• Whole cluster fermentation for 1/3 of fruit, remaining 2/3 are de-stemmed

• Aged in neutral oak casks for six months before unfiltered bottling


Bourgogne Rouge “Ermitage”

• Grapes are partially de-stemmed

• Fermentation lasts 10 days

• Raised in barrel for 9 months

• Unfiltered

MISCELLANEA

César or also called Romain, is an italian varietal brought over by Romans about 2000 years ago, hence the name (Julius Cesar). It is a cousin of Barbera. It is only allowed to be grown in the Yonne department. Vignerons in our small region have always been fond of this grape.
JEAN MONTANET, VIGNERON

General Information

Country
France
Region
Burgundy
Appellation(s)
Bourgogne, Bourgogne Vézelay
Producer
Jean Montanet
Founded
1987
Annual Production
8,500 cases
Farming
Organic
Website
http://www.domainedelacadette.com
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