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About Chateau de la Maltroye
Old-timers in Chassagne remember times when the wines and vineyards here weren't nearly so coveted. When the Cournut family purchased the estate in 1940, the 6.5 acre plot behind the house was a vegetable garden. Today, the beautiful vines that run 200 meters down the hill behind the Chateau make up the priceless Maltroye 1er Cru holding, offering wines that sell for $70-$100/bottle.
93 Points | International Wine Cellar , September/October 2009
($102-$160) Pale color. Subtle aromas of fresh pineapple, stone and minerals, lifted by a note of hawthorn. Sweeter and suppler than the Grandes Ruchottes, but still quite broad and dry. Offers a compellingly fine-grained texture and mounts impressively on the very long finish, which displays strong minerality without any impression of hardness.