This appellation is divided between the villages of Puligny-Montrachet and Chassagne-Montrachet in the Côte d’Or’s southern Côte de Beaune.
SoilThis Grand Cru’s terroir is composed of limestone-based brown soil overlying marl and containing oolitic limestone and scree dating back to the Middle Bathonian.
Grape variety100 % Chardonnay.
VinificationTraditional vinification in temperature-controlled tanks maintained at 20°C. Aged on the lees in oak barrels (45 to 40% new oak) with stirring for 14 to 18 months in order to allow the wine to age properly.
RobeGorgeous golden yellow tinged with straw-coloured highlights.
NoseA bouquet redolent of buttery aromas of brioche, nuances of dried apricot and raisins, a touch of anise and a hint of acacia honey.
PalatePowerful and full-bodied, this wine’s structure is harmonious and velvety. The finish is long and flavourful, featuring jammy, resinous notes.
Serve withClassy, sophisticated dishes such as truffle-scented rock lobster with fleur de sel or sole meunière with al dente baby vegetables would do this wine justice as would poulard and capon for lovers of fine poultry.
Serve atServe between 12 and 14°C to best appreciate this wine’s freshness and roundness.