Wine Etienne Sauzet, Puligny-Montrachet 1er Cru "Les Perrieres" AOC, 2010
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Wine brilliant golden straw color.
The wine has a full, rounded, perfectly folded fruit and mineral taste with a flexible texture, elegant freshness and mineral notes in the long aftertaste.
Gorgeous, exquisite aroma of wine contains juicy colors of white and yellow fruit with a special emphasis on apricot and white peach and hints of lemon peel, pumpkin seeds and sea breeze.
Fine wine as an aperitif, combined with scallops, delicate dishes of chicken, goat cheese and cheese Conte, fish dishes, fried mushrooms.
A little more mature than usual wine Puligny-Montrachet "Les Perrieres" 2010 has a surprisingly refined aroma and seductive, rich, voluminous taste excellent length. The wine is created from the harvest with a 20-year-old vines grown in the vineyard "Les Perrieres", whose name reflects the characteristics of the soil (in French "perrieres" means "rocky"). Domain Etienne Sauzee this vineyard owned a small plot size of only half a hectare. Wine is produced by traditional methods, vinification consists of fermentation and malolactic fermentation in large oak casks. Excerpt on the lees for 11 months takes place in French oak barrels, 35% of which - new. After filtration, the wine is further aged for 6 months in steel tanks. Wine storage capacity is at least 10 years, but can reach 20 years.
Agriculture Etienne Sauzet (Etienne Sauzee), founded in 1903, is today one of the most famous farms Puligny thanks 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 with vines of 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, excellent length and fine shades of oak. Wines Etienne Sauzet, usually require some excerpts to unleash your true potential.