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2014 Paul Pernot Bienvenues-Bâtard-Montrachet

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September 27, 2020 - $230



93Stephen Tanzer

.. White peach, tangerine, lime, ginger and flowers on the pungent, almost exotic nose, with a floral quality building with air. Dense, oily and rich, but with enough acidity and minerality to maintain its balance...

...honeysuckle, pear, white peach and citrus hints. There is excellent volume to the mouth coating, intense and generous middle weight flavors that possess good power but also good focus before terminating in a seductively textured and impressively persistent finish...


France, Burgundy, Côte d'Or, Côte de Beaune, Puligny-Montrachet, Bienvenues-Batard-Montrachet

Bienvenues-Batard-Montrachet is the smallest of the four Puligny-Montrachet Grand Cru Chardonnay vineyards at 9.1 acres. It is on the northeast slope of Puligny-Montrachet Grand Cru appellation. Burgundy writer Clive Coates has noted that at its best, Bienvenues-Batard-Montrachet “has a fatness, a honeyed or honeysuckle fragrance and certain delicacy.” The largest landholders are Leflaive, 2.7 acres; Ramonet, 1.4 acres; and Vincent Girardin, 1.2 acres.


White Wine, Chardonnay, Grand 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.