Friday, February 23, 2018

Domaine H. de MONTILLE (Meursault) -- 2016 Part I: Côte de Beaune Reds Tasted from Barrel Samples

Harvesting for de Montille and associated Château de Puligny-Montrachet began on 17 September. There was light chaptalization for a couple of cuvées, otherwise none, and no acidification.

The vintage required 13 treatments for mildew and oïdium vs. 8 in 2017.

Overall, the estate was down 20% from a full harvest, but some areas such as Pommard and Beaune, suffered much more seriously. (Continue reading here.)