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Domaine Bachelet Monnot

Domaine Bachelet-Monnot is a relatively new estate in the Burgundy wine scene, established in 2005 by two brothers, Marc and Alexandre. Having roots from a family of winegrowers, they started their own venture by renting vines around their hometown, Dezize-les-Maranges, a tiny village located in the southern part of the Côte de Beaune.

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This domaine was established in 2005 by two brothers, Marc and Alexandre, who were in their 20s at the time and took over the winemaking business from their grandfather and father.
After graduating from viticulture school, Marc and Alexandre gained winemaking experience in France and abroad.
Although the Bachelet brothers are young and lack a track record, it is easy to imagine that they received great inspiration and guidance from the rising stars of the new generation, such as their friends Vincent Dancerre and Olivier Lamy.
The Bachelet brothers have received glowing praise not only from local media such as Bourgogne Aujourd'hui and Revue des Vins de France, but also from international wine media such as International Wine Cellar.

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The brothers, once called "new makers who will inherit the future," continue to pursue high quality.
From Maranges, where the Bachelet brothers are headquartered, they now cover 23 hectares of vineyards, including Santenay, Puligny-Montrachet, Chassagne-Montrachet, and the grand cru Batard-Montrachet.
They believe that maximizing the power of the vineyard is the shortest way to making better wine.
Every day, they work very carefully on the soil and keep an eye on the vines to keep them healthy. We do not use any herbicides and carefully care for the grapes so that their roots can grow deep.

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All grapes are harvested by hand, and then the juice is slowly pressed out using a pneumatic press. The wine is then aged for 12 to 18 months, using different proportions of new barrels depending on the appellation.
After this aging, the wine becomes refined, with freshness and complexity.
Currently, they have increased the proportion of 350 to 500 liter barrels called demi-muids from the traditional 228 liter barrels of Burgundy, aiming to express more precise and pure fruit flavors and terroir.