2018 - Puligny Montrachet 1er Cru La Garenne Jean-Marc Boillot
Colour
White
Producer
Domaine Jean-Marc Boillot
Region
Puligny-Montrachet
Grape
Chardonnay
Drinking
2021 - 2026
Case size
6x75cl
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2018 PULIGNY MONTRACHET 1ER CRU LA GARENNE JEAN-MARC BOILLOT - 6x75cl

Colour
White
Producer
Domaine Jean-Marc Boillot
Region
Puligny-Montrachet
Grape
Chardonnay
Drinking
2021 - 2026
Case size
6x75cl
Available Now
Duty Paid (Inc. VAT)
Case price £406.07 (Inc. VAT)
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Tasting Notes

  • GDH

    Goedhuis, December 2019

    This premier cru is a light lemon colour with hints of acacia honey and Seville orange on the nose. Boillot’s 2018 La Garenne is initially very lively with vibrant lemon and lime flavours that gradually reveal caramel poached pear notes. Enticing and rewarding.

  • NM

    Neal Martin, January 2020,
    Score: 92

    The 2018 Puligny-Montrachet La Garenne 1er Cru offers well defined flint and granite aromas on the nose. The palate is well balanced with a saline entry, sappy and minimalist in style. It has an almost Chablis-like finish, but feels quite persistent and it should age in fine fashion. Very fine. Drink 2022-2038

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Producer

Domaine Jean-Marc Boillot

Jean-Marc and his children Lydie and Benjamin consistently make some of the most appealing and forward drinking wines from their significant holdings across Burgundy. Their range of Puligny Montrachet premiers crus shows impressive individual distinction. Jean-Marc’s family has a long and distinguished history in Burgundy. His grandfather was Etienne Sauzet, from whom he inherited vineyards in the early 1990s. He spent his early career working for the family domaine, Henri Boillot, before making the wine at Domaine Olivier Leflaive. In the 1980s he began making wine from his own vineyards which were significantly expanded with his Sauzet inheritance of an outstanding array of Puligny premier cru sites. The family have exported their uncomplicated but precise winemaking philosophy further south to the Côte Chalonnaise, and more recently, Mâcon.

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.