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2010 Etienne Sauzet Puligny-Montrachet, Cote de Beaune, France

Wine Notes

Tasting note: Vibrant peach and nectarine filled aromas also echo on the palate - fruity, friendly and always dependable. Enjoy the array of flavours this wine offers along with firm acidity and mineral notes. Tasted in: Hong Kong, China. Maturity: Drink. (15-May-2013) [Asian Palate Jeannie Cho Lee]

Price Range of 750ml bottle, ex-tax in USD
Average: $67   From: $56   To: $101

Search Rank 2109 What is this?
Over all vintages, this was the 2109th most popular wine on Wine-Searcher last year.
Search rank last month: 1893rd

Score: 87   When to drink: 2013 to 2017
The Wine-Searcher score of 87/100 is calculated from the following wine critic scores:
Critic Score When to drink
90/100   2013+
15.5/20   2014 to 2017
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Grape Variety

Chardonnay is the world’s most famous white-wine grape and also one of the most widely planted. Although the most highly regarded expressions of the variety are those from Burgundy and California, many high-quality examples are made in Italy, Australia, New Zealand and parts of South America.

Describing the flavors of Chardonnay is no easy task. While many Chardonnay wines have high aromatic complexity, this is usually due to winemaking techniques (particularly the use of oak) rather than the variety's intrinsic qualities. Malolactic fermentation gives distinctive buttery aromas. Fermentation and/or maturation in ...more

  • Puligny-Montrachet is a village in the Cote de Beaune sub-region of Burgundy, with its own communal appellation. It is also home to four Grand Cru vineyards and 17 Premier Cru sites. The village was originally called just Puligny until 1879, when the Montrachet section was added in homage to its iconic Grand Cru vineyard, Le Montrachet. The origin of these names is the scrubby Mont-Rachet hillsid ...more

  • The Cote de Beaune is a key wine-producing district in Burgundy, eastern France. It is named after its main town, Beaune – the epicenter of local wine production and commerce. Famed for producing some of the world's most expensive white wines (most of which bear the name Montrachet in some form or other), the district is also responsible for a handful of Burgundy's top red w...more

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