The history of the Domaine begins with Fernand Morey, who after the First World War, in 1919, returns to his native country and begins to cultivate the few hectares of family land. Thanks to his determination, in the 1930s he began to bottle and sell the first wines, gradually expanding the area of the estate. In 1944, his son Marc joins him in the work and the company takes the name of Domaine Fernand Morey et Fils. In the same years a new cellar was built for the refinement of the wines. In 1977, Fernand’s daughter, Marie-Josèphe, and her husband Bernard Mollard took over the reins of the company, which took on the current name of Domaine Marc Morey et Fils. In 1997, a commercial company was also founded, the SARL Domaine Marc Morey, which allows the purchase of grapes from other winemakers, thus expanding the range of wines.
Although there are three Moreys in Chassagne-Montrachet, this domaine is undoubtedly the most loved. Their wines are classy, among the best in the appellation for their elegance and aging capacity. Since Bernard Mollard has taken care of them, they have acquired even more qualitative stability.
The vineyards are cultivated following a sustainable agronomic approach, with strict adherence to the lutte raisonnée and a limited use of treatments, favoring the use of organic products to respect the environment. The vinifications are conducted in the traditional way, adopting a minimally invasive approach in the cellar. During the refinement phase, the wines are treated using French oak barriques, with a proportion of new wood that varies from 25% to 30% depending on the characteristics of the vintage.
Straw yellow color with greenish hues. The nose offers a fascinating bouquet, characterized by delicate floral notes, aromas of ripe fruit and a great hint of minerality. On the palate, it reveals a harmonious balance between fresh acidity and pleasant sapidity. The taste is enveloping, with a well-defined structure and a persistent finish. This wine lends itself well to aging, developing further layers of complexity over the years.
Ideal companion for a wide variety of gastronomic dishes. It goes perfectly with seafood, such as oysters, clams and prawns, giving a pleasant harmony of flavours. Hard cheeses, such as gruyère or Parmigiano Reggiano, go well with the complexity and structure of the wine. For a more daring pairing, try it with chicken or fish dishes in a creamy sauce, where the elegance of the wine is combined with the richness of the sauce.