Domaine Clos de Tart

Mommessin began in southern Burgundy as an inheritance from the Cluny monks. Founder Jean-Marie Mommessin built his wine business on the Grange Saint-Pierre estate in 1865, and soon claimed multiple vineyards under the Mommessin name. By far the most fruitful of these purchases was the renowned Clos de Tart, which Mommessin acquired from the Marey-Monge family in 1932. As the decades passed, the estate moved its head offices to the heart of Burgundy, focusing most strongly on its Clos de Tart label. By 1996, the vineyard was well-established as a quality Burgundy producer, but it gained an exemplary status under the new winemaker Sylvain Pitiot. When he took over the estate's daily operations, Pitiot's meticulous methods and attention to detail resulted in wines that received the highest ratings of any previous vintages produced on the estate. Today, Clos de Tart has defended its title as one of the best wine labels in the center of Burgundy. The House Mommessin motto states that "Humans are in the service of the grapes." Pitiot takes this idea seriously using biodynamic techniques to make his wines. The bottles are always unfiltered after being matured in 100 percent new oak which Pitiot has said results in more terroir-specific wines. The Clos de Tart label is made using a blen(more...)
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