- Domaine Jacques Carillon
- Puligny Montrachet
- 2023 - 2028
- Case size
- En Primeur
Goedhuis, January 2022
The perfect combination between fleshy richness and fresh mineral tension. Flavours of lime and kumquat, elegant and pure. Very fine and a graceful honeyed finish. Lovely.
Jasper Morris MW, January 2022,
Lovely vibrant and refreshing colour with a green gleam. The bouquet is unusually extrovert for this stage here. Fresher and longer but less rich than 2019, still very youthful, almost yeasty. Good tension, very appealing all round, with classical Jacques Carillon structure. More class than 2018 too, I think. Ripe citrus notes to finish.
Domaine Jacques Carillon
The Carillon family have been making wines in Puligny Montrachet since the early 17th century and there is nothing complicated in their winemaking philosophy. Good vineyard management means high quality fruit and then subtle but careful handling will allow maximum expression of the individual terroirs. Jacques’s wines do not focus on power, they are all about purity and integrity and deliciously refined, honeyed fruit flavours.
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.