Louis Latour Puligny Montrachet 2019, Côte de Beaune, Burgundy, France

Home to some of the world’s most extraordinary Chardonnays including the famous Montrachet, Chevalier-Montrachet and Bâtard-Montrachet, Puligny-Montrachet is the 216 hectare geographical middleman of the white wine villages, bordered by Meursault to the north and by Chassagne-Montrachet to the south. According to the history books, the village of Puligny gained its name from Puliniacus, a Gallo-Roman military encampment. The Montrachet aspect was added in the last century to stress the consistently excellent quality of the wines produced in the local vineyards. Traditional fermentation in oak barrels with complete malolactic fermentation. Aged 8-10 months in Louis Latour oak barrels, 15% new. The Puligny-Montrachet 2019 has a pretty yellow color with golden pale reflections. The nose is elegant and floral with notes of acacia and brioche. The mouth is full, round with aromas of fresh almond, grapefruit and apricot.