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2010 Domaine Latour-Giraud Puligny-Montrachet Champs Canet 1er Cru

FRANCE / BURGUNDY / PULIGNY-MONTRACHET

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SKU: 74356-2010-750

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  • International Wine Cellar | Rating: 92

    Bright pale-medium yellow. Good floral lift to the ripe yellow peach flavor, along with this cuvee's typical suggestion of surmaturite. Lovely peach fruit boasts good thickness but is energized by surprising integrated acidity. Began with a hint of alcoholic warmth but this is ultimately fresh and vibrant. Still a bit disjointed, though, finishing with strong lemony cut.
    Author: Stephen Tanzer
    Issue: September/October 2012
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  • This estate, located on the Route Nationale in the village of Meursault, should be the poster-child for superb, terroir-specific white wine. The domaine's holdings in premier cru and villages vineyards is impressive, as is their ownership of the largest parcel of 1er cru "Genevrieres," one-third of which is over 50 years old. When Jean-Pierre Latour arrived as winemaker in the 1990s, he launched a revolution of upgrades that promoted progressive technology (new pneumatic presses, crusher-de-stemmers and temperature-controlled tanks), sustainable agriculture and a new barrel program. He only uses free-run juice and natural yeasts. Though mildly fined, the wines are not filtered and thus the integrity of the terroir's true expression is beautifully maintained. The happy consequence is an ever-increasing quality.

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    Collector Data For This Wine

    • 6 bottles owned
    • 1 collectors