Domaine Faiveley

Bourgogne, France

Puligny-Montrachet — 2021

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  • Introduction

    • This village lies between Meursault and Chassagne-Montrachet and offers exceptional terroirs in which the Chardonnay grape variety thrives. Vines have been cultivated here since the 12th century although it was not until 1879 that Puligny added its name to that of the more reputed Grand Cru: Montrachet.

  • Vineyard Profile

    • Vine Age: Year planted: 2014
    • Soil: Very rocky limestone
    • Exposure: South-East
  • Vinification

    • Fermentation: 4 week fermentation in French oak barrels- less than one third new oak
    • Barrel Aging: 14 months in French oak barrels- less than one third new oak, with regular stirring
    • Filtration: Light filtration using the lenticular module process
    • Fining: Light natural fining
  • Technical Information

    • Varietal Composition: Chardonnay
    • Alcohol: 13%
  • Tasting Notes

    • The nose will entice you with its subtle and seductive aromas of white flowers combined with a touch of vanilla and fresh hazelnut. The palate offers a direct, mineral attack which evolves to reveal rich notes of vine peach, exotic fruits, and salted caramel.