Burgundy, Puligny-Montrachet

Burgundy is undoubtedly the home of the finest Pinot Noir and Chardonnays in the world, where vineyards, or Domaines have been producing wines for over 2000 years. Burgundy is located in the North-east of France, an hours drive from Lyon and 2 hours from Paris. With over 100 appellations, or sub-regions (more than any other wine region) Burgundy is known for being the most terroir-oriented region in the World. The finest red wines of Burgundy are found in the Côte d'Or, a string of villages including Côte de Nuits, Gevrey-Chambertin, Morey St Denis, Chambolle-Musigny, Vougeot, Vosne-Romanée and Nuits-St Georges.

There are flavours present in great Burgundys that are the envy of Pinot Noir producers worldwide. The elusive peacocks tail finish that goes on and on, and the pretty-elegance backed by Burgundy muscle is the goal of winemakers around the globe. The main levels in the Burgundy classifications, in descending order of quality, are: Grand crus, Premier crus, village appellations, and finally regional appellations. For the Chablis wines, a similar hierarchy of Grand Cru, Premier Cru and Village wines is used, plus Petit Chablis as a level below Village Chablis.
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  1. Domaine Chavy Chouet Puligny Montrachet 1er Cru Folatieres 2019
    Made by Romaric Chavy, one of the up and coming young producers of the Cote d'Or. Les Folatieres is a 0.3 hectare plot located in the middle of a steep slope, with poor soil, where the bedrock can be seen peeking ... Learn More
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  2. Joseph Colin Puligny-Montrachet 1er cru "La Garenne" 2019
    Expressive and charming, Colin's 2019 Puligny-Montrachet 1er Cru La Garenne bursts with aromas of pear, apple blossom and fresh bread. Medium to full-bodied, satiny and precise, with an ample core of fruit girdled by bright acids, it concludes with a chalky ... Learn More
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  3. Henri Boillot Puligny-Montrachet 1er Cru Clos De La Mouchere 2016
    “Henri Boillot, who as usual harvested his Chardonnay early in 2016, beginning of September 21, described the year as “a classic vintage with medium-plus ageing potential”, by which he means up to 15 years of drinkability. Owing the frost, five cuvées are ... Learn More
  4. Domaine Etienne Sauzet Puligny-Montrachet 1er Cru "Les Perrieres" 2017 (Pre-Arrival For February 2021)
    Very different from the domaine's higher altitude wines, with rounder, sweeter flavours of pear, nectarine, honey and aniseed. There's still a refreshing, zesty finish, and in some ways this is the more classic Puligny ... Learn More
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  5. Domaine Etienne Sauzet Puligny-Montrachet 1er Cru "Le Champ Canet" 2017 (Pre-Arrival For February 2021)
    The wine delivers a fine aromatic constellation of white peach, apple, chalky minerality, orange zest, spring flowers and a nice touch of new oak. On the palate the wine is pure, fullbodied, long and very racy in profile, with a ... Learn More
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  6. Domaine Etienne Sauzet Puligny-Montrachet 1er Cru "Les Combettes" 2017 (Pre-Arrival For February 2021)
    An admirably cool yet ripe nose offers up notes of white peach, honeysuckle, wet stone and soft spice nuance. The impressively-scaled, rich, fullbodied and palate staining broad-shouldered flavors brim with dry extract that does an excellent job of buffering the ... Learn More
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