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1996 Pierre Colin Bâtard-Montrachet

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May 21, 2017 - $190



97Wine Spectator

Elegant yet thick and dense, this full-bodied white Burgundy coats the palate with buttery, milky, creamy, minerally, spicy, toasted bread notes and tropical, lime, pear and apricot tart flavors.

92The Wine Advocate

...Aromatically, it reveals deep richness and powerful honeysuckle blossoms. Its medium-to-full-bodied, mouth-coating, oily-textured, profound, and well-focused character is lively and packed with minerals...


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

Batard-Montrachet is one of the four great Grand Cru Chardonnay vineyards in the appellation of Puligny-Montrachet, in Burgundy. Like its neighbor Le Montrachet, Batard-Montrachet also lies partly in the Chassagne-Montrachet appellation just to the south of Puligny-Montrachet. At 30 acres, Batard-Montrachet is the largest of four Grand Crus and it is divided into nearly 30 individually owned parcels. Located just to the east of Le Montrachet, the soil of Batard-Montrachet is deeper and less thin. The largest landholders are Leflaive, with 4.5 acres; Ramonet, 1.2 acres; Bachelet-Ramonet, 1.4 acres; and Paul Pernot, 1.5 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.