Monthélie is an esteemed wine appellation in the Burgundy region of France. This appellation is known for its refined red and white wines, mainly made from the Pinot Noir and Chardonnay grape varieties. The Monthélie vineyards are located on gently sloping hills with diverse soil types.
Monthélie red wines are known for their elegance and subtle complexity. They often reveal aromas of red fruits, such as raspberries and currants, and have earthy and sometimes spicy undertones. The white wines, made from Chardonnay, present fresh citrus aromas and a delicate minerality. Both the red and white wines reflect the character of the region's terroir and artisanal winemaking methods.
Monthélie has a history that goes back to many generations and breathes the traditions of Burgundian wine production. The diversity of microclimates and soil types within the appellation contributes to the variety in the wines produced.
Monthélie winemakers strive to capture the essence of their terroir. With craftsmanship and dedication, they work to create wines that express both the history of the appellation and the unique expression of the grape varieties. Monthélie remains an enchanting destination for lovers of nuanced and characterful Burgundy wines.