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    231
  • Producer ranking ?

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  • Decanting time

    2h
  • When to drink

    now to 2035
  • Food Pairing

    seafood and noble fish

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The Story

Domaine Ramonet produces 24 Appellation wines from 40 Acres located primarily near the hamlets of Chassagne-Montrachet and Puligny-Montrachet in the southern part of the Côte de Beaune region in Burgundy.  Parcels of vineyards were progressively acquired since the first acquisition in 1934, the most recent being Bouzeron in the Côte Chalonnaise.

 

The Montrachet vineyard, at an altitude of 820 to 885 feet, produces the finest expression of the Chardonnay grape anywhere on earth. It owes its name to Mont-Rachet or Bald Hill as the soils are poor, thin and lie on hard limestones traversed by a layer of reddish marls, with the best slope in its area versus the other neighboring Grands Crus.  Its origin dates back to the Middle Ages in the 15th Century.  Its status was first recognized as a Grand Cru in 1937, which was subsequently cemented in the mid-20th century with a number of great vintages.

Buying into a Montrachet plot of land was usually something that only the most wealthy and ambitious producers attempted, but Ramonet’s purchase in 1978 is one of the most legendary stories in Burgundy.  When Père Ramonet, 72 years of age, grandfather of Noël & Jean-Claude, walked into a lawyer’s office in Beaune, he paid entirely in cash and then excused himself to return to the familiarity of his vineyards and cellar.

 

 

 

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Latest Pro-tasting notes

12 tasting notes

Tasting note

color

Deep

ending

Long, Round and Extensive

nose

Youthful, Ripe and Seductive

taste

Warming, Multi-dimensional, Good texture, Ripe and Silky tannins

Verdict

Exotic and Well made

Written Notes

Unctuous, with a gorgeously creamy feel that lets pear, peach, green melon and fig flavors drape beautifully, energized by a bright mirabelle plum note that develops steadily through the endless finish. 

  • 98p
Good looking normal size bottle, is in a excellent condition and level is 2cm ullage below the cork. Colour is deep. On the nose it is youthful, intense, seductive and ripe. The taste is ripe, warming, with silky tannins, with good texture and multi-dimensional structure. The finish is long, round, extensive and flavorful. This wine is exotic, excellent and fine. I paid around 1k-3k€ a bottle. Perfectly stored bottles are still very worthy and will last well for another 10-15 years and decant at least 2t before tasting.
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  • 96p
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Origin

Beaune, Burgundy

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Chassagne-Montrachet Clos St-Jean

Chassagne-Montrachet "Les Caillerets"

Chassagne-Montrachet "Les Chaumees"

Chassagne-Montrachet "Les Ruchottes"

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Chevalier-Montrachet

Puligny-Montrachet

Puligny Montrachet 1er Cru Champs Canets

Puligny Montrachet Les Enseigneres

St Aubin 1er Cru En Remilly

St. Aubin 1er Cru Les Charmois

Inside Information

Ramonet is one of the top names in Chassagne Montrachet, and whether you’re after red or white you can’t go far wrong with any of their range. It is the whites, however, that are the most renowned – especially those from the great grand crus Bâtard-Montrachet, Bienvenues-Bâtard-Montrachet and Le Montrachet. These are consistently among the best examples of white Burgundy you’ll see, and this kind of quality extends down to the premier cru and village wines as well. A sure thing.

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