Domaine Faiveley Montagny, Domaine de la Croix Jacquelet 2004

Chardonnay from Burgundy, France

Item No. 92795
  • white wine
  • WS89
Style: Fruity & Smooth

Wine Style Guide

Light & Crisp

Light to medium bodied wines that are high in acid and light to medium fruit. Typically no oak.

Fruity & Smooth

Light to medium bodied wines with lots of juicy fruit, typically medium acid and medium oak.

Rich & Creamy

Full bodied wines that have typically undergone malo-lactic fermentation and/or spent time in oak.

Winemaker's Notes

Previously known as "Les Joncs" prior to the 2004 vintage. This 2004 Montagny has a very clear pale yellow color. It's rather expressive with a pretty fresh-flower nose. Freshness and vivacity are fitting terms for this very promising wine followed by intense and lingering finish. 100% Chardonnay.

The village of Montagny is the most southerly on the Côte Chalonnaise, on the Mâconnais border. The size of the appellation is around 495 acres for Montagny village and Premier Cru. The tiny, artisan village of Montagny-les-Buxy seems to be one of the sleepiest of Burgundy, according to Robert M. Parker, Jr., but the best wines "have a delicious buttery, nutty, apple-like Chardonnay fruitiness, crisp acidity..."

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Founded in 1825, Bourgognes Faiveley has been handed down from father to son for over 175 years. As the sixth generation to take the reins, François Faiveley manages, with equal amounts passion and competence, the largest family domaine in Burgundy. Methodically reconstructing vineyards fractured by French inheritance laws, Bourgognes Faiveley today owns more appellations in their...

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The region of Burgundy is the fairytale land of vines. There are stories of kings, conquerors and commoners recounting the seductive effects of a Burgundian wine. Even now, many wine aficionados and lovers will pinpoint their most memorable wine moment at that first taste of an aged Burgundy. Much of this can be related to the terroir of Burgundy. Centuries of winemaking have...

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Chardonnay (shar-dawn-AY) White Wine's Queen Bee Like Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay can grow just about anywhere. It adapts well to different soils and different climates. While frequently paired with California, its native home lies in the vineyards of Burgundy, France. The only major white grape of the region, Chardonnay is at its best on the rolling...

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Winemaker's Notes Montagny is the southernmost village of the Côte Chalonnaise, situated at the border of the Mâconnais. Chardonnay, the ...
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