Puligny-Montrachet from Etienne Sauzet expresses almonds very well balanced by citrusy flavours on the nose. Rich, complex, yet lively attack, a great minerality in the mid-palate, fruit and creamy notes. The finish is refreshing and very long.
Burgundy wine region is located in central-east of France. Burgundy wines comes from multi sub-regions, each with its own particular character, each with its own particular climate. Chardonnay and Pinot Noir represent here the two key grape varieties for the production of some of the most exclusive Premier Cru and Grand Cru wines in the world.
Moderate continental climate
Domaine Etienne Sauzet
The soils of the Côte de Beaune are covered with limestone scree coming from the top of the hill, red silts deposited in the glacial era, and rocks resulting from the alteration of the underlying geological strata. Brown limestone and stony soils characterise the southern part of the Côte d'Or. At the top of slope, the soils are lean, very limestone, they enrich themselves in clay going down. There are three different hillsides: those of the Corton mountain, those of the Côte des Blancs and those of Chassagne, Santenay and Maranges.