Puligny Montrachet, Les Folatières, 1er Cru
Etienne Sauzet

Puligny Montrachet, Les Folatières, 1er Cru, 2018


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2018
6x75cl
DP
£1,339.22


Etienne Sauzet, Puligny Montrachet, Les Folatières, 1er Cru, 2018

2018

Tasting Notes


ABV:
13.5 %

Notes

A little brooding and closed initially but evidently stylish. Tight-knit minerals veiled in silk. Long, smooth but with grip and nerve to it. Ripe yellow and peach fruits with a drop of honey, mixed with a textured, crushed-stone characteristic. Very classy. The vines average 50 years old. Half of the vines come from the 1er Cru part of the En la Richarde lieu-dit, next door to d'Auvenay's En La Richarde parcel.


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country:
France

region:
Burgundy

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Etienne Sauzet

Etienne Sauzet

Etienne Sauzet’s son-in-law, Gérard Boudot, makes the wine at this benchmark Burgundian Domaine and has been more recently assisted by talented winemaker Benoit Riffault, Gerard's son-in-law. A tasting with Gérard and Benoit is not just enjoyable but highly educational – each session is a virtual masterclass in terroir. Indeed, their knowledge of Puligny’s different vineyards is second to none. They resist the temptation to interfere with the wines too much after fermentation, and employs on average 30% new oak every year. The Grand Crus are, of course, impressive; even right down to Villages and Bourgogne level the wines display the finesse and grace of truly great Puligny.

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