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Domaine Ballot-Millot et Fils: A Legacy of Burgundy Excellence

Domaine Ballot-Millot et Fils holds a prestigious position as a renowned wine producer, situated in the charming town of Meursault, nestled within the Côte de Beaune subregion of Burgundy's revered Côte d'Or heartland. This esteemed estate has a rich history dating back to the 18th Century, passing through generations of the Ballot-Millot families. Today, the estate is under the capable stewardship of Charles Ballot, who assumed control in 2000.

A Testament to Terroir: Vineyard Holdings

Encompassing a sprawling expanse of vineyard holdings, Domaine Ballot-Millot et Fils proudly cultivates over 10 hectares (25 acres) of land, with a significant focus on the local mainstays of Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. Among these holdings, a remarkable eight hectares (20 acres) are dedicated to the cultivation of Chardonnay, with plots gracing both Meursault and Chassagne-Montrachet. The remaining two hectares (five acres) are meticulously dedicated to the cultivation of Pinot Noir, located in the esteemed communes of Pommard, Volnay, and Beaune to the north.

Notably, the estate also boasts a half-hectare (just over one acre) of Aligoté, further showcasing the winery's commitment to exploring and celebrating the diverse range of Burgundian grape varietals.

A Distinguished Collection of Premier Crus

The labels crafted by Domaine Ballot-Millot et Fils proudly bear the distinction of premier cru vineyards, signifying the exceptional quality and character of their wines. Among these premier crus, discerning wine enthusiasts can relish in the depth and complexity of Pinot Noirs sourced from vineyards like Taillepieds in Volnay, Les Epenottes in Beaune, and the revered Santenots vineyard in Meursault. It is customary for the red wines sourced from the Santenots vineyard to be labelled as Volnay.

Chardonnay reigns supreme within the estate's vast holdings, particularly in the hallowed terroir of Meursault. Prestigious premiers crus, such as Charmes, Perrières, and Genevrières, grace the portfolio, showcasing the exquisite expression of Chardonnay from these revered sites. Additionally, the estate produces a captivating Bourgogne Blanc, often labelled as Bourgogne Chardonnay, utilizing carefully curated holdings in Meursault and Chassagne to craft a wine of utmost finesse.

Experience the Legacy of Domaine Ballot-Millot et Fils

Immerse yourself in the storied heritage and remarkable wines of Domaine Ballot-Millot et Fils. Indulge in the captivating expressions of Chardonnay and Pinot Noir that pay homage to the unique terroir of Burgundy's Côte de Beaune. Explore the premier crus and vineyard sites that define the excellence of this esteemed estate. With every sip, you embark on a journey through time, tradition, and the artistry of winemaking.

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