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Specifications

Colour:

White

Producer:

Etienne Sauzet

Region:

Burgundy

Appellation:

Puligny Montrachet

Grape Variety:

Chardonnay

Puligny Montrachet, Les Referts, 1er Cru, 2019

Tasting Note:

A more reticent Referts than usual, not a bad thing, opening with a little flint and roasted nut reduction at first. This develops on the palate into yellow fruits, which are sweet but offer some crunch, firmness and freshness. With air this develops a more familiar fullsome character - round, silky and alluring with stone fruit and peach blossom notes. From vines older than 50 years planted on heavier, more compact clay soils than Perrières and Garenne, the resultant wine is often therefore at the richer end of the spectrum.

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