Wine Etienne Sauzet, Montrachet Grand Cru AOC, 2001
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Wine golden straw color.
The wine has a rich, powerful, deep taste with fine structure, expressive tones of pear, toast, anise and mineral nuances. Juicy long aftertaste marked notes of spices and menthol.
Rich and noble bouquet is filled with bold flavors of wine spices and pears, complemented by hints of candied yellow fruit, nuances of toast, white flowers and anise.
Fine wine as an aperitif, as well as in combination with white meat, fish and artichokes.
Perfectly dry white wine Montrachet Crand Cru is made from Chardonnay grapes grown on their own vineyards economy. The vines are grown on a small area of Grand Cru Class, on the hill, who had earlier called "Mont Rush" (which literally means "bald mountain").
Agriculture Etienne Sauzet (Etienne Sauzee), founded in 1903, is today one of the most famous in Puligny thanks to manage it since 1975. Gerard Budo, 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. Anthony Hanson, in his book "Burgundy" Gerard Budo calls "one of the most dazzling white wine in Burgundy." 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 appellasona. 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 occupied by 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 Señora 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 with lovely long and elegant shades of oak. Wines Etienne Sauzet, usually require some excerpts to unleash your true potential.