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Puligny Montrachet    Champs Gains      1er Cru 2005

Puligny-Montrachet Champs Gains
1er Cru

Grape Variety : Chardonnay

Soil : Mix of clay and limestone

Site : Excellent situation in the heart of the Premiers Crus of Puligny Montrachet. The vineyard is situated mid-slope, in short distance from the Hameau de Blagny.

The Vintage 2005 : Harvest took place in the early days of September after a dry and very hot summer after a superb growing season - long and cold winter followed by a rainy and humid spring. Exceptional weather conditions for an exceptional vintage. Full maturation of the grapes and good concentration. Aging in oak casks during 13 months.

Tasting : Pale gold colour with green tinges. Aromas of citrus fruit, peach and fresh honey enhanced by a delicate vanilla note. Generous, well-balanced and well-structured. Delicate oak note. Good persistence.

Food pairing : To be enjoyed with fish (salmon), seafood and some goat cheeses.