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The soil where Montrachet is produced is very thin, very stony and sits on a base of hard Bathonian limestone and Bajocian marl. Thus the exquisite acidity. The experience of drinking a Montrachet can be compared to that of gazing at a great painting. One can only taste and drink, and then sit in wonder like Cortez, the Spanish explorer, who sat "silent upon a peak in Darien".
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The soil where Montrachet is produced is very thin, very stony and sits on a base of hard Bathonian limestone and Bajocian marl. Thus the exquisite acidity. The experience of drinking a Montrachet can be compared to that of gazing at a great painting. One can only taste and drink, and then sit in wonder like Cortez, the Spanish explorer, who sat "silent upon a peak in Darien".
BT_20160115_WINE15B_2067962.jpg
The soil where Montrachet is produced is very thin, very stony and sits on a base of hard Bathonian limestone and Bajocian marl. Thus the exquisite acidity. The experience of drinking a Montrachet can be compared to that of gazing at a great painting. One can only taste and drink, and then sit in wonder like Cortez, the Spanish explorer, who sat "silent upon a peak in Darien".
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Silent upon a peak in Darien

Montrachet by Domaine Romanee-Conti produce the wines I most admire and enjoy drinking.
Jan 15, 2016 5:50 AM

I AM often asked what my favourite wine is. My usual answer used to be "I don't know. I really do not have a favourite wine."

Until today!

Last night I drank a Montrachet by Domaine Romanee-Conti. Then I knew. Montrachet is the wine I most admire, enjoy tasting, drinking, and