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

Domaine Paul Pernot has 3.08 hectares of premier cru vineyard Clos des Folati√®res 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, honeyContinue reading “Domaine Paul Pernot Clos des Folati√®res Puligny-Montrachet Premier Cru 2011”

Beaune

The next instalment of my wine trip is Beaune proper, which preceded a trip down the A6 to Buxy in the C√īte 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 foodContinue reading “Beaune”

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 aContinue reading “Dujac Fils & P√®re Puligny-Montrachet 2004”