Paul Pernot Puligny Montrachet Clos des Folatieres 1er Cru 2022
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- Origin: Puligny-Montrachet, Burgundy, France
- Winery: Paul Pernot, established in the 1950s, now run by Paul and his two sons
- Vineyard Holdings: 20 hectares, with 15 in Puligny, including premier cru and grand cru vineyards
- Grape Variety: Chardonnay
- Winemaking: Traditional methods with minimal bâtonnage and no post-malolactic fermentation stirring. New oak usage is limited to 20-30% for premier crus and 40-50% for grand crus. The wines are lightly filtered before bottling.
- Vine Age: The domaine's youngest vines are 20 years old, with most premier cru and grand cru vines planted between 1957 and 1961, pre-dating modern clones.
- Farming Practices: No herbicides used, following the 'Lutte Raisonnée' approach.
- Tasting Notes: The wine is characterized by its balance of crisp Asian pear, white peach and white flowers with cool, chalky minerality and racy succulence. It epitomizes the elegance and finesse of Puligny-Montrachet.
- Pairing: Complements sophisticated seafood dishes, creamy poultry, and can be enjoyed on its own to appreciate its Puligny terroir.
About the Wine: Paul Pernot's Puligny-Montrachet 1er Cru Les Folatières 2021 is a reflection of the domaine's deep-rooted history and expertise in Puligny-Montrachet. The winery's approach to viticulture and winemaking, emphasizing traditional methods and terroir expression, results in wines that are not flashy but deeply expressive of their origin. The Pernot family's holdings, some over two centuries old, represent the best of Puligny's terroir, making their wines highly sought after for their authenticity and quality.
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Burgundy is known for its Pinot Noir and Chardonnay, and as the capital of the concept of terroir, where each vineyard has its own personality, it's home to some of the world's most renowned viticultural talents, producing jaw-dropping wines that impeccably reflect the soils from which they come.