Compared to the steep slopes of the Côte de Nuits, Montrachet is surprising because although its name is a corruption of Mont Rachet , meaning bald mountain, it s fairly flat and arid.
The grand cru white wine Bâtard-Montrachet is said to take its name from when the Seigneur of Montrachet divided his land between his two sons. One was a knight who fought the enemy during the Crusades. The other was illegitimate, hence the name of the cru Bâtard-Montrachet, located just above Montrachet.
Concentrated mineral intensity with spicy oak currently drowning the concentrated fruit. Youthful with enormous potential.
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