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Puligny Montrachet: Domaine Dupont-Fahn Les Grands Champs 2017


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Tasting Notes

This a white Burgundy which could be described as the smoothest of them all.

A wine to sip.

Wine Info

Region Burgundy
Appellation Puligny Montrachet
Style White
Producer Domaine Dupont-Fahn
Grapes 100% Chardonnay
Pairing  Chicken

Keeping Drink within 10 to 12 years of bottling.
Vinification The grapes are picked by hand, the vineyard maintaining a traditional vinification and harvest very late in the season.

Bottle 75cl
Volume 13.0%

Producer

Domaine Dupont-Fahn

  
A tale of two stories... a few years ago a Burgundy man bought a vineyard near Montpellier in the South of France. He uses Chardonnay for the whites and makes it as if it was a Burgundy, using the same method, making a wonderful result.  

As to the red made with Cabernet-Sauvignon, the combination is even more challenging, as you have a traditional Bordeaux grape, grown in the South of France and made by a Burgundy man. The result is compelling!