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About this Wine: This appellation covers a minute area of 0.6376
ha. The vegetation is Mediterranean in character with box, white oak and
Wine Spectator: #41 on Wine Spectator Top 100 (2009). Bright, tangy and elegant, this vibrant wine has grapefruit and pineapple flavors at the fore, picking up apple and spice as the finish l...
Wine Enthusiast: Concentrated, intense orange, apricot and mineral flavors characterize this Chardonnay, as does a brisk cut of acidity. It handles the 100% new French oak, with notes of butte...
About this Wine: At barely 2.5 ha, this remarkable appellation with its evocative name is
one of Puligny-Montrachet's smallest, lying next door to the hamlet of
About this Wine: Grape variety:Chardonnay
Exposure: South South-East Left Bank
Soil: Kimmeridgian limestone
Age of the vines: 20 and 50&nbs...
About this Wine: Grape variety: Chardonnay
Exposure: South South-East Right Bank
Soil: Kimmeridgian limestone
Age of the vines: Around 15 years
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: The estate's 2009 Chablis Vaudesir is one of the more understated selections in this lineup. It is less minerally intense than some of the other wines, but makes up for that w...
Stephen Tanzer's IWC: Bright yellow. Gingery peach, toast, crushed stone and smoky minerality on the slightly reduced nose. Rich, sweet and plush, with a touch of spice to the ripe, smoky stone f...
Stephen Tanzer's IWC: Pale gold. Powerful, intensely perfumed aromas of limoncello, orange zest, dried peach and iodine, with a bright mineral overtone. Full and broad on entry, then tighter in t...
Stephen Tanzer's IWC: Bright yellow-gold. Ripe orchard and pit fruit faromas are lifted by zesty mineral and ginger nuances, with notes of vanilla and mace in the background. Fleshy and expansive...
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: Bright yellow. Vibrant aromas of lemon zest and minerals with a touch of dusty brown spices. A delicately floral, spicy 2010 with a tart lemon flavor and a lovely impression...
Wine Spectator: Marked by vibrant acidity, snappy citrus and green apple notes, this is pure and juicy, with no oak evident. Drink now through 2018. –JL
Stephen Tanzer's IWC: Vivid yellow-gold. High-pitched aromas of fresh orchard fruits, minerals, honeysuckle and white pepper show serious power and focus. Deep, palate-staining and precise, with ...
Stephen Tanzer's IWC: Pale bright yellow. Very pure nose offers white peach, hazelnut and herbs, along with some riper soft citrus notes. Sweet, ripe and easygoing; suppler than the Folatieres bu...
Stephen Tanzer's IWC: (from 80-year-old vines): Very closed nose hints at toast and resiny oak. Fatter, sweeter and oilier than the Pucelles but less floral and perfumed. Impressively chewy and ...
Stephen Tanzer's IWC: Bright yellow. Restrained but pure aromas of flowers, clove and smoke. Chewy and nicely filled in on the palate, combining good texture and energy. Shows the ripe yellow fr...
Stephen Tanzer's IWC: Very closed nose hints at orange, pear and flowers. Lemony and brisk in the mouth, with saline and stone notes currently dominating. Bright acidity verges on tart. This has...
Stephen Tanzer's IWC: Pure aromas of white peach and flowers. Sweet and ripe but vivacious too, with classic Puligny flavors of peach, flowers and minerals. Less reduced than the Charmes and easi...
Wine Enthusiast: This is a floral wine that combines structure, firm acidity and intensely ripe fruit. Flavors of green fruit, citrus, toast and some smoke give complexity to this concentrated...
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: I was quite surprised with the 2011 Chablis Fourchaume, which is one of the least expressive of these 2011s. Today it comes across as ethereal and elusive, with moderate overa...