2020 1er Cru Les Vignes Longues Domaine Maxime Cottenceau

Grapes Chardonnay
Colour White
Origin France, Burgundy
District Côte Chalonnaise
Village Montagny
Classification 1er Cru
ABV 15%
Vineyard Les Vignes Longues

Cottenceau has extended the élevage of his 2020 Montagny 1er Cru Les Vignes Longues, and the results are very impressive. Delivering notes of crisp yellow orchard fruit, baking spices, freshly baked bread and buttered popcorn, it's medium to full-bodied, broad and textural, with good cut and persistence. It's derived from an east-facing site to the north of the appellation Drinking range: 2023 - 2035 Rating: 92 William Kelley, The Wine Advocate (Aug 2022)

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Domaine Maxime Cottenceau

A brand new Domaine, as young Maxime Cottenceau sets out on his solo career, having worked extensively with Vincent Dureuil.
The family have always been members of the Buxy co-op, but Maxime has seen what can be done and is clearly ambitious - even his first set of wines in 2018 were impressive, but with the 2019s he has really hit his stride. Volumes are tiny for now, but this is a domaine that will grow rapidly with more vines coming on stream each year, It has a very strong future.
Maxime has learned from Vincent, making wines with 'noble reduction' and these are intended to be long-term wines - if drinking young, he recommends opening a little ahead of time, or even a quick decant.

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