Domaine Faiveley

Bourgogne, France

Puligny-Montrachet 1er Cru “Les Referts” — 2021

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  • Introduction

    • In 1879, Puligny added its name to that of its more renowned Grand Cru: Montrachet. PulignyMontrachet offers exceptional terroirs for the Chardonnay grape variety. The “Les Referts” climate covers 5 hectares of vines and lies at the border of Meursault. This climat produces a taut and mineral wine.

  • Vineyard Profile

    • Viticulture: Currently undergoing Organic Conversion
    • Size: 0.37 ha
    • Vine Age: Year planted: 2014
    • Soil: Light, shallow, pebbly soils
    • Exposure: South-East
  • Vinification

    • Fermentation: 4 week fermentation in French oak barrels- 40-50% new oak
    • Barrel Aging: 17-18 months in French oak barrels- 40-50% new oak, with regular stirring
    • Filtration: Light filtration using the lenticular module process
    • Fining: Light natural fining
  • Technical Information

    • Alcohol: 12.5%
  • Tasting Notes

    • Attractive nose offering subtle and seductive notes of citrus and exotic fruits combined with delicate toasty notes. The palate is rich and well-balanced with a smooth mouth-feel and taut, mineral structure. A very harmonious wine with exceptional aromatic persistency.