2009, Bachelet Monnot, Puligny Montrachet Folatieres

Puligny Montrachet, Burgundy, France
White

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Score: 92

Drinking Dates: 2015+

Critic: Allen Meadows

Tasted: 01-Jun-2012

An overtly ripe and solidly complex nose of mostly yellow orchard fruit aromas also displays background notes of white peach and floral aromas, all of which are trimmed in noticeable oak. There is excellent richness and even better depth to the delicious, substantial and mineral-inflected flavors that culminate in a succulent, balanced and impressively long and well-balanced finish where a reasonably subtle touch of wood resurfaces. This is one of those wines that I admire even though it’s not really for me. I say this because the wood treatment is more than purists will likely find acceptable yet at the same time, it’s not so much that it dominates. If you don’t mind, or even like, moderately oaked whites, this would be an excellent choice. 92/2015+