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Puligny Montrachet 1er Cru "Pucelles" (2019) Henri Boillot

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Produced from 56-year-old Chardonnay vines, aged 60% in new oak, this is a powerful and rich Premier Cru Chardonnay from Domaine Henri Boillot. Elegant on the nose, with aromas of citrus and white blossom, together with a hint of light reduction. Very mineral on the palate with superb salinity. Well-balanced and full of energy, concluding on a tangy saline finish.

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    TypeWhite
    Vintage2019
    When to Drink2025 to 2035
    ProducerHenri Boillot
    RegionBurgundy
    AppellationPuligny-Montrachet
    GrapesChardonnay
    ABV14.5%
    Volume75cl (Full Bottle)
    Domaine Henri Boillot is a wine producer based in Meursault known for its red and white wines from Côtes de Beaune appellations. The estate was named Domaine Jean Boillot until 2005, but was changed when Henri Boillot bought out his brothers and sisters in order to distinguish it from his brother's new Domaine Jean-Marc Boillot. Henri had previously set up Maison Henri Boillot for négociant wines and retains these labels to distinguish them from estate wines.

    The domaine consists of 14 hectares (35 acres) evenly split between Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. Most of Boillot's white wines come from premier crus in Meursault and Puligny-Montrachet, including the entire 4-ha (10-acre) Clos de la Mouchere vineyard. The domaine's Pinot Noir-based wines come from premier crus in Savigny, Beaune and Volnay. In the vineyard, Boillot avoids the use of insecticides and herbicides, and heavy pruning takes place in spring to limit yields. Fruit is harvested as late as possible to ensure maximum phenolic maturity.

    The Henri Boillot winery is situated in Meursault. The white wines are fermented in 350-liter barrels and bottled after 18 months in barrel. The Pinot Noir is fermented in stainless steel tanks with some stems retained, and then sees 18 months of barrel aging.

    The premier and grand cru wines under the Maison Henri Boillot label are sourced from single-vineyard plots with single owners to preserve the authenticity of the site. The wines are made in exactly the same way as those using estate fruit.

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    Puligny Montrachet 1er Cru "Pucelles" (2019) Henri Boillot

    Puligny Montrachet 1er Cru "Pucelles" (2019) Henri Boillot

    Produced from 56-year-old Chardonnay vines, aged 60% in new oak, this is a powerful and rich Premier Cru Chardonnay from Domaine Henri Boillot. Elegant on the nose, with aromas of citrus and white blossom, together with a hint of light reduction. Very mineral on the palate with superb salinity. Well-balanced and full of energy, concluding on a tangy saline finish.

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