Domaine Paul Pernot Clos des Folatières Puligny-Montrachet Premier Cru 2011

Domaine Paul Pernot has 3.08 hectares of premier cru vineyard Clos des Folatières in Puligny-Montrachet.  A large holding in the scheme of Burgundy.  Golden in colour, the 2011 vintage has aromatics of struck match, sulphides, lemon, green apple, honey and stones.  The palate is lovely and balanced, with notes of apple skins, apples, lemon, honey […]

Beaune

The next instalment of my wine trip is Beaune proper, which preceded a trip down the A6 to Buxy in the Côte Chalonnaise.  Beaune is a town where it appears difficult to eat and drink poorly.  Starting with food, for lunch, I can recommend Le Comptoir des Tontons.  The owners are colourful, and the food […]

Dujac Fils & Père Puligny-Montrachet 2004

The first bottle of this chardonnay was a little oxidised, and still managed to taste ok.  The second bottle sung.  A pale intensity lemon in colour, the wine opens to a medium intensity and fresh expression of stones, lemon and peach.  The palate is dry with medium to high acid, a medium body, and a […]