Wine Batard-Montrachet AOC Grand Cru, 2005
Reviews of purchase Batard-Montrachet AOC Grand Cru, 2005
The wine is light golden color.
Exquisite, full-bodied, volume and silky wine with dense, sweet taste, filled with tones of orange fruit, a hint of almond sophisticated and stunningly long finish.
Bright, expressive and sweet aroma of the wine reveals notes of honeysuckle flowers, peach and marzipan on the background of citrus shades.
The wine goes well with fish dishes, risotto, turkey, duck, pork, lobster, crabs. Perfect as an aperitif.
Batard-Montrachet Grand Cru, 2005 - surprisingly sophisticated, complex, mineral, bulk wine with a long finish and a stunningly bright, expressive aroma. After thorough collection, subjected to gentle compression yield using a pneumatic press. The resulting mash is left at 10-12 ° C for 18 hours deburbazha - sedimentation of suspended particles. Fermentation is carried out at a temperature of 18-22 ° C in a large oak process takes 3-6 weeks. Additionally performed malolactic fermentation. This is followed by an excerpt on the lees in French barrels Tronse and Allier (45% - new) for at least 11 months. Batonnazh conducted periodically. The resulting wine is filtered and left for aging in stainless steel vats for another 6 months. Storage potential of this remarkable vintage, received the status of outstanding, is 10-15 years.
Etienne Sauzet (Etienne Sauzee) is today one of the most famous farms Puligny, manages Gerard Budo (Boudot), highly respected in the community winemaker, who is also the husband of the granddaughter of the founder of the house of Etienne Soze. Gerard Budo - a favorite of the world's press, he even communal wine Puligny doing so luxurious that they were little that can compare, not to mention the Montrachet, Chevalier-Montrachet and Batard-Montrachet, which in his performance have always been at the top of the rankings. Today, the economy is in the possession of 8 hectares of vineyards, but Budo for example Lefleva, started buying grapes from those of its neighbors, who owns the best plots in the top cru Puligny. In this case, those and other wines are vinified and aged under one roof in a small family home on the outskirts of Puligny-Montrachet. Vineyard in the battery-Montrachet was purchased by its present owners before the war. The area with vines chardonnay is 0.14 hectares. The average age of the vines: 44 years. According to legend, the owner of one of the farms in the commune of Puligny Montrachet Senor de divided it among his sons, one of whom was born out of wedlock (fr. - Batard), hence the name of this grand cru.
Domain Etienne Sauzee among the top wine producers in Burgundy. All wines Etienne Sauzee have pure fruit flavors, excellent length and fine shades of oak. Wines Etienne Sauzet, usually require some excerpts to unleash your true potential.