Account    |    Cart

You may always call us on 713-524-3397 or order on-line.

Domaine Bachelet-Monnot - Bâtard-Montrachet 2020 (750ml)

Price: $899.99

Producer Domaine Bachelet-Monnot
Country France
Region Burgundy
Varietal Chardonnay
Vintage 2020
Sku 64590
Size 750ml

Domaine Bachelet-Monnot Description

From their domaine in Dezizes-les-Maranges, brothers Marc and Alexandre Bachelet, oversee an enviable catalogue of top Côte de Beaune vineyards: St. Aubin En Remilly, the top sites in Maranges, Puligny 1er Cru Folatières, Puligny 1er Cru Referts, Batard Montrachet, Chassagne Montrachet, and some of the best parcels in Santenay. Since their first vintage in 2005, they have refined their approach to farming and winemaking to the point where they are now firmly established as two of Burgundy’s finest talents. The comparisons to some of Burgundy’s elites make complete sense as the resulting wines are breathtakingly layered, racy, and achingly long. 

Sourced from a .1464-ha parcel on the Puligny side planted to the equivalent of a 15,000 vines per hectare density; the wine sees no new wood and is aged in 1 and 2-year-old 350-liter barrels

Vinous: 94-96 Points

The 2020 Bâtard-Montrachet Grand Cru has a brilliantly defined bouquet of tensile citrus fruit, petrichor and just a touch of dewy meadow. The fresh, taut palate is medium-bodied with a fine bead of acidity, focused and saline. It tightens up toward the austere finish. There is not a huge difference between this and the Les Referts and Folatières, to be honest, but it remains a bona fide stupendous white Burgundy.

Burghound: 93-96 Points

There is terrific underlying tension to the precise, powerful and strikingly textured flavors that conclude in an exceptionally compact finale that is firmly structured and built-to-age. This isn't the densest Bâtard of the 2020 vintage, but the overall sense of harmony and balance is most impressive. If you can find it, don't hesitate.

Copyright © 2023 All rights reserved Website Powered by WineFetch


Welcome to Houston Wine Merchant

We hope that you are all taking care and staying well.

We still ask that  you wear a mask when visiting the store.
We also offer online, local delivery and curbside pickup.

Our website is, of course, open for business. Please understand we update it frequently, but it is not truly "live" inventory, so bear with us.

We offer telephone or online ordering with free in-store pickup,
or can currently still arrange to deliver your order locally
for a small additional charge.

If you have questions, never hesitate to email us
or telephone us at 713-524-3397.

If you'd like us to stay in touch with you regularly
feel free to sign up for our weekly email list below.

Sign Up for our emails!