Domaine Philippe Chavy Puligny-Montrachet 1er Cru Les Folatières
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Excluding GST: S$205.00
Philippe Chavy has the drive and knowledge to craft top quality Burgundies. He already has the right appellations, having taken over in 2002 a little more than over 3 hectares of prime vineyards from his parents. In fact, he is one of the few growers to have an equal footing in both Puligny-Montrachet (through vines coming from his father’s side of the family) and in Meursault (through his maternal side). The domaine now extends over eight hectares, in thirty parcels scattered ad hoc throughout the two villages.
Soil is worked, there is strictly no use of herbicides or insecticides and for several years Philippe has followed the cycles of the lunar calendar when determining work in the vineyards as well as when to rack and bottle his wines.
Floral and perfumed with excellent acidity – quite unlike the Corvées des Vignes. You could almost drink this now thanks to its excellent balance, but it should be worth waiting for more complexity to develop.
JancisRobinson.com: 16.5+/20 (2016 vintage)
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