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The Family de Montille

Etienne de Montille was in the restaurant on Monday showing his latest releases with Bill Butzgy and David Kunicki of Martin Scott Wines. Etienne owns and/or runs three properties in Burgundy with his sister Alix. Domaine de Montille in Volnay is the family estate, with holdings of just about 10 hectares in and around Volnay, including premier cru sites in Puligny-Montrachet, Volnay, Pommard and Beaune. A plot in the grand cru of Corton was recently added. The Domaine has been farming organically since 1995 and is considering biodynamics. The brother and sister team steer clear of new oak, using only 20 to 30 percent in their wines, which are often bottled without fining or filtration. Continue reading


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