2008 - Puligny Montrachet 1er Cru Les Combettes Etienne Sauzet
08A8PMCS6PK _ 2008 - Puligny Montrachet 1er Cru Les Combettes Etienne Sauzet - 6x75cl
Colour
White
Producer
Domaine Etienne Sauzet
Region
Puligny-Montrachet
Grape
Chardonnay
Drinking
2011 - 2017
Case size
6x75cl
Available Now

2008 PULIGNY MONTRACHET 1ER CRU LES COMBETTES ETIENNE SAUZET - 6x75cl

Colour
White
Producer
Domaine Etienne Sauzet
Region
Puligny-Montrachet
Grape
Chardonnay
Drinking
2011 - 2017
Case size
6x75cl
Available Now
Duty Paid (Inc. VAT)
Case price £1,306.07 (Inc. VAT)
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Tasting Notes

  • BURG

    Burghound, June 2010,
    Score: 94

    A pure, notably ripe and highly complex nose offers notes of lemon zest, acacia blossom, fennel and spice hints that complement to perfection the round, rich and opulent yet focused full-bodied flavors that possess a seductive mouth feel because of the abundant dry extract. In particular, I admire the flawless balance on the imposingly persistent finish.

Producer

Domaine Etienne Sauzet

Etienne Sauzet is one of the great estates of Puligny Montrachet, taking its name from current incumbent Emilie Riffault's great grandfather who founded this domaine in the early 1900s. It boasts 15 hecatres of vineyards, comprising four white grands crus in Puligny and Chassagne and nine premiers crus. Today, under Emilie and husband Benoit's direction, their owned vineyards are fully biodynamic and they are one of the flag bearers for the appellation of Puligny.

Region

Puligny-Montrachet

Puligny Montrachet is known as the most delicate of the white wine appellations south of Beaune.Its wines tend to be linear and mineral offering delicate floral and orchard fruit aromatics. Its village and premier cru vineyard area total slightly over 200 hectares but almost half of them are premier cru making them one of the highest proportions of quality vineyards in the Côte de Beaune. Several grand cru vineyards are present, the most notable being Le Montrachet and Bâtard Montrachetwhich it shares with neighbouring Chassagne, but it does have the extraordinary Chevalier Montrachet and the tiny Bienvenues Bâtard Montrachet all to itself. There are a handful of red wines grown, but they tend to be quite light and need to be drunk in their youth.