2015 - Chevalier Montrachet Grand Cru Michel Colin-Deléger
Colour
White
Producer
Domaine Michel Colin-Deleger
Region
Chevalier-Montrachet
Grape
Chardonnay
Drinking
2019 - 2027
Case size
3x75cl

2015 CHEVALIER MONTRACHET GRAND CRU MICHEL COLIN-DELÉGER - 3x75cl

Colour
White
Producer
Domaine Michel Colin-Deleger
Region
Chevalier-Montrachet
Grape
Chardonnay
Drinking
2019 - 2027
Case size
3x75cl

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Tasting Notes

  • GDH

    Goedhuis, December 2016

    The warmer summer conditions have led to a slightly broader and fuller style of Chevalier in 2015, and wow what a wine! Perfumed aromas of hazelnuts and honeysuckle. In the mouth it is full of peaches, mandarins and fresh tropical fruits. Deliciously full with the power and richness of 2015 yet maintaining its characteristic reserve and subtlety. Stunning.

Producer

Domaine Michel Colin-Deleger

Michel Colin-Deléger is the third generation of his family to be involved in winemaking. Inheriting vines in the Chenevottes vineyard in 1987 from his uncle, Georges Deléger, he is now one of the best Chassagne-Montrachet producers. Having expanded, he has many more interests in the region, where he continues his careful winemaking, with his characteristic early bottling (to ensure acidity is retained and the freshness shows through). The common style amongst his complex wines is to have plenty of ripe fruit aromas on the nose and concentrated flavors. In 2005, Michel's sons Philippe and Bruno decided that they wanted to embark on their ownwinemaking ventures. The family divided up the 20-odd vineyard plots from which Colin-Déléger had been making exceptional wines for many years. Michel Colin kept only three - his favourites - which he will continue to work as long as he is physically possible. Keeping with the original Colin-Déléger style, his wines are ample and ripe with additional toastiness from his masterful use of oak barrels of which one-third are new. We are delighted to be the exclusive UK agents for this domaine. Michel is in so many ways a true hero of ours who consistently produces some of the most exciting wines in the world.

Region

Chevalier-Montrachet

Chevalier-Montrachet is a tiny Grand Cru appellation for white wine situated on the stony slopes just above Le Montrachet towards the southern end of the Cote d'Or. The wines are exceptional, if slightly lighter in style than their neighbour down the hill.