Puligny-Montrachet Les Pucelles PREMIER CRU

Blanc
Fiche imprimable

Puligny-Montrachet Les Pucelles PREMIER CRU

White

Vineyards situation

Puligny Montrachet, situated to the south of Meursault and to the north of Chassagne Montrachet, shares with Chassagne a handful of the greatest white wine vineyards in the world. The Premier Cru vineyards of Puligny Montrachet, noted for the exceptionally high and consistent quality of the wines they produce, stretch across the upper half of Puligny's slope from Meursault to Chassagne.

Characteristics

« Les Pucelles» is situated next to Batard-Montrachet and is considered to be the most "refined" terroir of Puligny. The soil is not very deep with little stones, well drained, it can heats easily.... Because of its composition (chalky and clayey), it doesn't keep a lot of acidity.

Wine making

Maison Louis Jadot practices a traditional oak vinification to yield a full-flavoured yet graceful wine of exceptional balance and breed, with complex, distinctive aromas typical of Puligny. Les Pucelles is a wine marrying intensity and finesse, with a full richness tempered by great elegance. The bouquet, allying well-bred fruit notes of almonds and minerals, which are repeated on the palate in the long finish.

Winemaker's comments / Gastronomy

Les Pucelles is a wine marrying intensity and finesse, with a full richness tempered by great elegance. The bouquet, allying well-bred fruit notes of almonds and minerals, which are repeated on the palate in the long finish. This great wine matches all kinds of food : european, asian as long as it associated with great product.

Preservation

This wine can be easily kept 8-12 years and even more in perfect temperature and moisture conditions, and more years following the vintage.

printable detail

  • Webdesign
  • This site makes use of Flash 8.
    To experience it the way we intended, you need Macromedia Flash Player 8, a plug-in for your Web Browser that can play the content we've created.
    To download and install it, click here.