Wine Puligny-Montrachet 1er Cru "Les Perrieres" AOC, 2016
Reviews of purchase Puligny-Montrachet 1er Cru "Les Perrieres" AOC, 2016
Wine rich golden-yellow color.
The wine has a seductive, generous taste with notes of lemon and anise, floral and mineral tones, balanced acidity and soft, lingering aftertaste.
Luxurious aroma of the wine reveals notes of yellow fruit, complemented by honey and mineral nuances.
Fine wine as an aperitif or in combination with scallops, delicate dishes of chicken, goat cheese and cheese Conte.
Elegant dry white wine Puligny-Montrachet "Les Perrieres" has a seductive aroma and taste magical magnificent length. The wine is created from a crop harvested from 44 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 measuring just 0.5 hectares. 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 (45% - new). After a light fining and filtration, the wine is further aged for 6 months in steel tanks. Wine storage capacity is 10-20 years.
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 Sauzee. 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.