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Puligny Montrachet 2001

Puligny-Montrachet 2001

Grape Variety : Chardonnay

Soil : Clay and limestone

Site : In the south of the Côte de Beaune, on the village of Puligny Montrachet, in this very special area which produces some of the greatest White Burgundies.

The Vintage 2001 : Harvest took place at the end of September after a late Summer. It was as a whole homogeneous but the "tri", sorting of the grapes was drastic to keep only the very ripe berries.

Tasting : Bright gold colour. Aromas of exotic fruit (mango) mixed with almond on a beautiful vanilla-note. Elegant, appealing. Beautiful fruit combination enhanced by a subtle spicy note. Complex, well-structured, generous with a long finish.

Food pairing : Seafood, fish, mild cheeses as well as certain goat cheeses.