Alain Chavy - France - Burgundy

Puligny-Montrachet - 2016

Price : 88.25$
Grape Variety : Chardonnay  
Caract. : Dry white wine  
SAQ Code : 13536277  
Inventaire : Batch Specialty  
Format : 750 mL 
Degree of Alcohol : 13% 
Bottles/Crate : 12 

Tasting :

"Clean and precise, exuding lime, hazelnut and apple flavors, this white shows balance and moderate length. " BS Wine Spectator

Wine Pairing :

Coquille" St-Jacques, lobster roasted with fennel. Paella, chicken in cream and Camembert cheese.

Winemaking :

  • Variety : Chardonnay 100%
  • Age of vines : 40 years
  • Yield of vines : 50 hl/ha
  • Irrigation : None
  • Harvest : Manual
  • Fermentation : French oak barrel (25% new)
  • Maturation : French oak barrel (25% new) during 12 months. Then 6 months in stainless tank. No malolactic fermentation.
  • Type of yeast : Indigenous
  • Fining : Filtered
  • Cellar : 8-10 years
  • Decanting : No

See the Press Review


Vintage 2016

  • Wine Advocate - R. Parker: 89 pts.
  • Wine & Spirits April 2019: 93 pts.

Vintage 2015

  • Wine Spectator: 92 pts.

Vintage 2014

  • Wine Advocate - R. Parker: 88 pts

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