Alain Chavy - France - Burgundy

Puligny-Montrachet / Les Clavoillons - 2018

Grape Variety : Chardonnay  
Caract. : Dry white wine  
Price : 130.50$
SAQ Code :  
Inventaire : Signature  
Format : 750 mL 
Degree of Alcohol : 13.5% 
Bottles/Crate : 12 

Tasting :

Wine dominated by rich citrus aromas ending in a long, creamy note.

Wine Pairing :

Pasta, Rich fish (Salmon, Tuna, etc.), crustaceans, soft and creamy cheeses, cured cold meat.

Winemaking :

  • Variety: Chardonnay 100%
  • Age of vines: 69 years
  • Yield of vines: 50 hl/ha
  • Irrigation: None
  • Harvest: Manual
  • Fermentation: Malolactic fermentation in casks for 12 months
  • Maturation: Racking after 12 months in barrels then put in stainless steel vats for 6 months. Using French Alllier oak barrels, 30% new oak, balance in 1-2-3-4 and 5 years old ones.
  • Fining: Filtered
  • Cellar: 5-10 years
  • Decanting : Yes

*For those interested you can find some bottles in stores of the 2017 Vintage and 2016 Vintage

See the Press Review


Vintage 2018

  • Vinous (Antonio Galloni) 90-92 pts.

Vintage 2017

  • Vinous (Antonio Galloni) 91 pts.

Vintage 2016

  • Wine Advocate - Robert Parker 2017: 91-93 pts.
  • Jancis Robinson: 17/20 pts.
  • Tim Atkin 02/2018: 95 pts.

Vintage 2015

  • Wine Advocate - Robert Parker 2016: 90-92 points
  • Wine spectator Juillet 2018: 94 points

Millesime 2014

  • Wine Advocate - Robert Parker 2015: 91-93 points

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