Puligny Montrachet Chassagne Montrachet, Côte De Beaune

Etienne Sauzet

Montrachet Grand Cru Chardonnay 1999

Tasted blind. Medium gold color. Oxidative nose. Notes of citrus and baked apples, with a little caramel. Rich in the mouth. Modest fruit, light acidity. You can tell this has the stuffing of a great Montrachet, but clearly this bottle had more age than it should. I guessed “a poorly stored 92 Leflaive”. The 86 Niellon next to it looked 13 yrs younger rather than its 13 yrs older. Sadly the pox got this one. — 11 days ago

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Jean-Marc Pillot

Les Vergers Clos Saint-Marc Chassagne-Montrachet 1er Cru Chardonnay 2012

Golden colored. Quite advanced but still very good. Oily lemon and honey but quite high toned. I’m not sure how much longer this has, but excellent now. — a day ago

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Domaine Coffinet-Duvernay

Dent de Chien Chassagne-Montrachet 1er Cru Chardonnay 2009

Beautiful expression. Less than a hectare in size and directly above the famous Montrachet vineyard. Always fun to find these vineyards next to the monsters! — 12 days ago

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Au Pied du Mont Chauve

Les Vergers Chassagne Montrachet 1er Cru Chardonnay 2014

Golden hue. Young pear, honeysuckle, cantaloupe, butterscotch on the nose. Balanced with citrus notes and star fruit on the palate. — 12 days ago

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Jean-Jacques Morel

Puligny-Montrachet Chardonnay 2014

Wow. Utterly magnificent for village puligny. Genius wine. Worth $100 easy. When morel hits it he hits it. Nose is so elegant. Fresh rainwater. Yellow flowers. Beautiful. The palate is sweet mineral goodness. Like a sweet rock was pulverized in your mouth. Long finish. A wine of beauty and distinction. Too bad French over regulation caused him to throw in the towel.

As this aerates the nose is beautiful. The palate is richer. But in such an elegant way.

This needs an hour to peak. Wow. This is gorgeous. Grand cru gorgeous. Wow. Hand over land. Lol. The ultimate king slayer to bring to a burgundy tasting.

Bought from fass selections.
— 8 days ago

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King Slayer, I like it 👍
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Ooh ahhh. Want.

Domaine Leflaive

Les Combettes Puligny-Montrachet 1er Cru Chardonnay 2010

Developed. Very poised and balanced. Clear and quite tangy, notes of orange and almost aged semi loon- like stuff. Interesting and still fresh. Good. — 10 days ago

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Lalou Bize-Leroy

En La Richarde Puligny-Montrachet Chardonnay 2004

Flinty and extracted. Glorious bright yellow fruit. Wow. This is searingly good stuff. Amazing. — 8 days ago

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Domaine Michel Niellon

Bâtard-Montrachet Grand Cru Chardonnay 1986

Tasted blind. Straw gold color. Looks young but the complex nose says it isn’t. Notes of citrus, apricot, gravel, some mint. Has that dirty nose that I connect Niellon to. Stunning power, structure and acidity in the mouth. I’m told this was open for 6 hrs already. Some conversation leads to Batard as the vineyard. Someone guesses Ramonet but I go with 86 Niellon Batard. Bam. An all time fav white for me, this was one of the best showings for it. — 11 days ago

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Domaine Leflaive

Clavoillon Puligny-Montrachet 1er Cru Chardonnay 2010

Beautifully balanced. A fresh nose of white flowers. S hint if corn and pear drops. Intense lemon confit. Very good stuff. — a day ago

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Domaine Bernard Morey et Fils

La Truffière Puligny-Montrachet 1er Cru Chardonnay 2004

Light gold and nice weight in the glass. Awesome leesy and fruit forward nose. Notes of citrus, river stone, tan spice, apricot and some whit flowers. Intense and impactful in the mouth. Luscious flavors balanced with fine grained acidity. Great showing. — 16 days ago

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