Louis Latour Puligny Montrachet 1er Cru Sous le Puits 2018, Burgundy, France

Home of some of the world’s most extraordinary Chardonnays including the famous Montrachet, Puligny-Montrachet is the geographical middleman of the white wine villages, bordered by Meursault to the north and by Chassagne-Montrachet to the south. The vineyard of Puligny-Montrachet ‘Sous les Puits’ has a south-easterly exposure and is situated at the top of the hill of Blagny, just above ‘La Garenne’, near a source, hence the name of “Sous le Puits” (“Under the Well”). Traditional fermentation in Louis Latour oak baffels (medium toasted), with complete malolactic fermentaiton. Puligny-Montrachet 1er Cru “Sous le Puits” 2018 reveals a bright and pale golden colour. Complex nose, with hints of vanilla and toasted hazelnuts. The palate is fresh with aromas of exotic fruit and vanilla. Nice persistence and a iodic finish.