Jean-Louis Chavy

Les Folatières Puligny-Montrachet 1er Cru Chardonnay

9.358 ratings
9.218 pro ratings
Puligny-Montrachet, Côte de Beaune, Burgundy, France
Chardonnay
Duck, Shellfish, Goose, Mushrooms, Manchego & Parmesan, Game, Pork, Squash & Root Vegetables, Chicken, Turkey, Cheddar & Gruyere, Meaty & Oily Fish, White Fish, Shellfish, Crab & Lobster, Cream Sauces
Top Notes For
Bob McDonald

A faultless bottle albeit a bit too cold. Lemon zest, beeswax. Once it warmed up it showed ripe grapefruit and a hint of pear. Very bright, lively and mineral - a lovely Folatiers from Chavy. In Hobart for Christmas Eve.

A faultless bottle albeit a bit too cold. Lemon zest, beeswax. Once it warmed up it showed ripe grapefruit and a hint of pear. Very bright, lively and mineral - a lovely Folatiers from Chavy. In Hobart for Christmas Eve.

Dec 24th, 2021
James Forsyth

So classy. The lemon zest coupled with baking apple and minerality make for a sumptuous yet vibrant wine. Terrific.

So classy. The lemon zest coupled with baking apple and minerality make for a sumptuous yet vibrant wine. Terrific.

Dec 6th, 2020
Ron R
9.5

When you’re in the smoke (London), white burgs are front and center. @David L, @Bill Bender, @Shay A, @Mike R, @Joe Lucca, @Carl Fischer, @Eric LaMasters, and @Shawn R would wet their pants over this. Killer expression of burg. Regal, pristine and focused. Extends and expands on the palate. Head-spinning presentation - Chelsea, London.

When you’re in the smoke (London), white burgs are front and center. @David L, @Bill Bender, @Shay A, @Mike R, @Joe Lucca, @Carl Fischer, @Eric LaMasters, and @Shawn R would wet their pants over this. Killer expression of burg. Regal, pristine and focused. Extends and expands on the palate. Head-spinning presentation - Chelsea, London.

Feb 28th, 2020
Claire Gabaldon

Wine Club and Social Media Manager Spring Mountain Vineyard

9.4

2007. Layered, expansive and full bodied - notes of lemon curd, yellow apple, almond croissant. Vibrant acidity keeps it fresh.

2007. Layered, expansive and full bodied - notes of lemon curd, yellow apple, almond croissant. Vibrant acidity keeps it fresh.

Feb 29th, 2016
Matt Ryan

Bruised Apple, ripe pear, with a core of minerality. Really nice.

Bruised Apple, ripe pear, with a core of minerality. Really nice.

Dec 25th, 2015
Gary Westby

Champagne & Sherry buyer K&L Wines

9.5

Limey, full bodied, expansive and wonderful!

Limey, full bodied, expansive and wonderful!

Oct 28th, 2015
Michael Meagher MS

Chairman/Founder Boston Sommelier Society, Beverage Director Cafe Escadrille

9.7

This is delicious, though from a riper vintage so a bit more round and luscious than normal. Crunchy minerality, soft oak notes and starting to develop the walnut/hazelnut and bruised apple and pear that time provides. Classy stuff, indeed.

This is delicious, though from a riper vintage so a bit more round and luscious than normal. Crunchy minerality, soft oak notes and starting to develop the walnut/hazelnut and bruised apple and pear that time provides. Classy stuff, indeed.

Aug 22nd, 2015
David L

This is certainly worth every penny!

This is certainly worth every penny!

May 4th, 2015
Willem Booij

Firing at all cilinders!

Firing at all cilinders!

Mar 25th, 2022
Willem Booij

This is a classic Puligny, vibrant en crispy with some smoke in the nose. I love the nutty and slightly soft bitter flavours. Some granite and smoked butter compared with citrus.

This is a classic Puligny, vibrant en crispy with some smoke in the nose. I love the nutty and slightly soft bitter flavours. Some granite and smoked butter compared with citrus.

Aug 16th, 2020