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Specifications

Colour:

White

Producer:

Bachelet Monnot

Region:

Burgundy

Appellation:

Bâtard-Montrachet

Grape Type:

Chardonnay

Bâtard Montrachet, Grand Cru, 2018

Tasting Note:

Very juicy if even more closed than the Folatieres. Nonetheless this has all of the body, depth and stature you could hope for. Broad and brooding, exhibiting complex and deep flavours of roasted nut, butter and acacia with an underlying earthy, rocky minerality, garlanded by a citrusy freshness. This opens slowly and gradually but there is huge latent power. Massive length of flavour suggests this wine has great promise. A fine parcel of Bâtard on the Puligny side of the vineyard near Pierre Morey's vines, abutting Montrachet.

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