Domaine Bachey-Legros enjoys a reputation for excellence in Burgundy wines from the Côte de Beaune. Family-owned for six generations, the domaine is renowned for its Chassagne-Montrachet and Santenay wines. Its vineyards benefit from a high proportion of old vines, from which high quality wines are produced. The domaine is also active in the wine trade, expanding its range of appellations.

Geographical location of Domaine Bachey-Legros

Domaine Bachey-Legros is located in Santenay, in the southern part of the Côte de Beaune. Its vineyards are planted on limestone terroir with a marl tendency. The rest of the estate's 18 hectares are located in Chassagne-Montrachet and the Maranges terroir. The vineyards are planted with Pinot Noir and Chardonnay grapes.

Domaine Bachey-Legros wines

Domaine Bachey-Legros works with the greatest respect for the vines. The grapes are harvested by hand. The white wine is gently pressed using a pneumatic press. Fermentation lasts two months. Red wines undergo cold maceration before a 12-day fermentation. Depending on the vintage, wines are aged between 12 and 15 months. The proportion of new barrels used varies between 20% and 30%, depending on the vintage.

Domaine Bachey-Legros produces some very fine white Burgundy wines. The most prestigious are its Chassagne-Montrachet Premiers Crus Morgeot and La Boudriotte, accompanied by a Santenay Premier Cru Les Gravières. The Village appellation includes Santenay, Chassagne-Montrachet, Puligny-Montrachet and Meursault. The domaine also produces a Bourgogne Blanc.

For red wines, the domaine offers Santenay Premiers Crus Clos Rousseau and La Comme. Village appellations include Santenay, Chassagne-Montrachet, Maranges and Côtes de Beaune-Villages. This range of red wines is completed by a Bourgogne Rouge.

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