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2011 Francois Carillon Puligny-Montrachet Les Champs-Gain

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Latest Sale Price

March 17, 2024 - $71

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RATINGS

92Vinous / IWC

...stands out for its gorgeous persistence. Yellow stone fruits, flowers, mint and sweet spices grace this elegant yet intense, powerful Burgundy.

89-91Burghound.com

There is good richness and fine volume to the delicious middle weight flavors that possess an appealing mineral streak on the persistent backend.

REGION

France, Burgundy, Côte d'Or, Côte de Beaune, Puligny-Montrachet, Les Champ Gain

Les Champ Gain is a 32-Acre acre Premier Cru vineyard in the Puligny-Montrachet appellation of Burgundy’s Cote de Beaune. It is up the slope and west of many of the appellation’s Premier Cru vineyards, and in fact wasn’t farmed as a vineyard until the mid-20th century, when the land was cleared of rocks and scrub. The elevation is 300 to 380 meters.

TYPE

White Wine, Chardonnay, 1er (Premier) Cru

This white variety originated in Burgundy, but is now grown around the world. Its flexibility to thrive in many regions translates to wide flavor profile in the market. Chardonnay is commonly used in making Champagne and sparkling wines.