Puligny-Montrachet 1er cru "Les Pucelles"

35 years old

The vines are located in the Puligny Montrachet Village area, in the south of the Côte de Beaune. "Les Pucelles" plot is one of the most prestigious 1er Cru of Puligny. Located in the north part of the village just near the Bienvenues and Bâtard Montrachet. Soil : clay and limestone with of lot of gravels. The slope is low. 100% chardonnay - Guyot pruning with different yearly works in the vineyard (pruning, trellising on wires/tying-in, thinning fruit-bunches).

The grapes are harvested by hand and sorted when picking the grapes. The grapes are wholly pressed in a pneumatic press at a low pressure. A cold settling is then made for 12 hours. The juice is put in oak barrels of 228 liters (25% of new oak) for both of alcoholic and malolactic fermentation.

Long ageing during 18 months on fine lees. A month before the bottling, the wine from the different barrels is put in a stainless steel tank to make the blend. The wine is finally fined and lightly filtered before bottling it following the moon calendar.

Wine with lot of fineness and elegance. White flowers aromas.

Fish, shellfish or creamy white meat and cheese.
Puligny-Montrachet 1er cru "Les Pucelles"
Puligny-Montrachet 1er cru "Les Pucelles"

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