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Domaine MAXIME COTTENCEAU Montagny Villages "Sous les Roches" 2019

Wine Region: Burgundy - France

Grape: Chardonnay

Tasting notes: "One of the raciest wines in the range is Cottenceau's debut 2019 Montagny 1er Cru Sous Roche. Offering up notes of pear, mint and citrus zest, it's medium-bodied, satiny and chiseled, with tangy acids and a mouthwatering finish." - William Kelley, The Wine Advocate

About the winery:
Maxime Cottenceau studied viticulture and oenology in Beaune while working alongside the talented Vincent Dureuil from Domaine Dureuil-Janthial in Rully. After three years with him, Maxime settled back in his hometown of Buxy, just south of Givry in the Cote Chalonnaise, to take over the family estate. Maxime immediately put a stop to the use of herbicides, cultivating the soils and began organic conversion in 2020. Needless to say, all cellar work and vineyard work are done following the lunar cycles in true Biodynamic style. A truly exciting domain that is worth following up.

Expert Rating:
The Wine Advocate: 91/100