2013 - Puligny Montrachet 1er Cru Les Perrières Etienne Sauzet
Colour
White
Producer
Domaine Etienne Sauzet
Region
Puligny-Montrachet
Grape
Chardonnay
Drinking
2017 - 2023
Case size
6x75cl
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2013 PULIGNY MONTRACHET 1ER CRU LES PERRIÈRES ETIENNE SAUZET - 6x75cl

Colour
White
Producer
Domaine Etienne Sauzet
Region
Puligny-Montrachet
Grape
Chardonnay
Drinking
2017 - 2023
Case size
6x75cl
Available Now
Duty Paid (Inc. VAT)
Case price £1,036.07 (Inc. VAT)
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Tasting Notes

  • GDH

    Goedhuis, January 2015

    A very stony parcel of land with limited top soil produces a wine with real zest and minerality. This has great purity with fine citrus characters. A very true wine, direct and long.

  • NM

    Neal Martin, December 2014,
    Score: 91-93

    The 2013 Puligny-Montrachet 1er Cru les Perrières has a straight-laced, correct and linear bouquet without the frills of the les Referts. The palate is crisp and more malic than Sauzet’s other premier crus on the entry with dewy Granny Smith apples, freshly sliced pear and orange zest, the finish more austere, but long and “stony” in the mouth. This should be afforded three of four years in bottle because there is good substance within. Drink: 2017 - 2032

  • SM

    Sarah Marsh, November 2014,
    Score: 18.35

    Here there is a note of mineral high on the aroma combined with white flowers. Tight pounce on the palate. Neat and pure and glassy. It racy across the palate. More streamlined. Good precision to a fine, mineral and cooler mineral finish. Good tension and bite. Score 18.35.

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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.