PULIGNY MONTRACHET

2015 Noyers Brets Domaine Fernand & Laurent Pillot

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Grapes Chardonnay
Colour White
Origin France, Burgundy
District Côte d'Or
Sub-district Côte de Beaune
Village Puligny Montrachet
ABV 14%
Vineyard Noyers Brets

Very Puligny, that line of hard stone, somehow mouthwatering freshness making a straight line through the palate and energising the quite opulent ripe fruit texture, and making it nicely long. More flavour to come in development, but this is already gorgeous. Drinking range: 2017 - 2023 L&S (Nov 2016)

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Domaine Fernand & Laurent Pillot

Laurent's wife Marie-Anne inherited half of her family's property, the Pommard domaine of Pothier-Rieusset, and he and his father have now bought the other half. The wines from this domaine represent excellent value, and they age very well too, despite being attractive young. Laurent's 1992 Grandes Ruchottes came top of a tasting of wines of that vintage in 2012, ahead of some supposedly much 'grander' domaines. Laurent manages to pack in a lot alongside his running of the vineyard. He has a sophisticated microlight which he flies to all corners of France, he keeps and hunts hawks, and conducts the Chassagne brass band as well as dabbling in Mayoral duties - on top of being a father.

Rating: 17+ Matthew Jukes www.matthewjukes.com (Feb 2017)

Zingy citrus character, chalky mineral notes and a long, concentrated finish. Really lovely fruit purity. Drinking range: 2017 - 2025 Rating: 17 Richard Hemming - www.JancisRobinson.com (Jan 2017)

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