2016 Domaine Bachelet-Monnot Puligny-Montrachet 1er Cru Les Folatières

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2016 Domaine Bachelet-Monnot Puligny-Montrachet 1er Cru Les Folatières

Single Bottle - Standard - 750ml


Regular Price: HK$1,000.00

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Tasting Notes:

The 2016 Puligny-Montrachet 1er Cru Folatières was apparently much closed the week before I tasted it at the domaine. It offers more complexity and terroir expression on the nose than the Les Referts at this early juncture, with lovely yellow flower and dried honey notes emerging with time as it achieves impressive vigor. The palate is very well balanced with a superb bead of acidity, maybe a little richer than the 2015 last year, with a seductive waxy texture toward the long finish. This is a beautifully crafted Les Folatières from Bachelet-Monnot that comes highly recommended.

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JS: James Suckling BV: Bidvino Staff RP: Robert Parker
WS: Wine Spectator JH: James Halliday JR: Jancis Robinson
WE: Wine Enthusiast DM: Decanter Magazine JD: Jeb Dunnuck

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Product Description:

Cristal is a remarkably balanced and refined champagne whose length is inimitable. It has a silky texture and fruity aromas, complemented by a powerful mineral quality with white fruit and citrus notes. Cristal is a wine that keeps well: it can be conserved for over twenty years without losing its freshness and character.