Jean-Marc Pillot - Chassagne-Montrachet

Colour: White
Country: france
Producer: jean marc pillot
Grape: chardonnay
Region: burgundy
Appellation: chassagne montrachet


A delicate and elegant nose with mineral, citrus and floral hints. The palate is beautiful - starting fresh and evolving with lovely creaminess, finishing very long. An incredibly elegant wine.

Jean-Marc Pillot is the fourth generation of his branch of the Pillot family to tend vineyards in Chassagne Montrachet. He joined his father, Jean, in 1985 to learn the craft of “vigneron”. After six years of working side-by-side, Jean-Marc assumed the direction of the domaine in 1991 with the assistance of his wife, Nadine, and his sister, Beatrice. Of course, his father, Jean, remains by his side rendering advice and valuable assistance in the vineyards (often while he is tending the garden in back of the chai!).

Jean-Marc has instituted several changes at the estate, the most prominent of which is the construction of a new cave. Of equal importance, Jean-Marc expanded the amount of vineyards under cultivation and has made subtle modifications in vinification and elevage to place his own “mark” on this estate which now covers approximately fifteen hectares with an annual production of, more or less, 60,000 bottles.

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