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2017 Burgundy

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Etienne Sauzet

This is an excellent vintage for Sauzet. Son-in-law Benoît Riffault records a decade working at Sauzet, since 2009, and he has helped further improve quality here. He suggests yields were approximately 35hl/ha for premiers crus, 45hl/ha for villages and 50hl/ha for Bourgognes. They began harvesting on 28th August. Alcohols range between 13% and 14%, and the wines spend 12 months in barrel and 4-6 months in tank before bottling.

6 Products Listed
Product Name Code Bottles Price Type

Etienne Sauzet, Puligny-Montrachet Premier Cru Les Folatières 2017

A star this year. Taut and tense, in a lovely bright crystalline style. It comes from one of the highest bits of Folatières (En La Richarde) with shallow limestone soils where the maturity can change quite quickly. Drink from 2021 to 2026. 13.5%

BU70501 Bottles1 Price£76.00 Type

Etienne Sauzet, Puligny-Montrachet 2017

A lovely expression of the typical floral and mineral aspects of Puligny with balance assured by the assemblage, which utilises the fruit of 12 different plots. 15% new oak. Drink from 2020 to 2024. 13%

BU70451 Bottles6 Price£230.00 Type

Etienne Sauzet, Puligny-Montrachet Premier Cru Champ-Canet 2017

Powerful, firm and muscular wine from a 1.2-hectare holding across four plots, with vines ranging from 28 to 93 years of age (the average is about 65 years). This well-sited vineyard, adjacent to Meursault Perrières, produces lots of millerands (small golden berries), resulting in deep-coloured wines. Drink from 2021 to 2026. 13.5%

BU70491 Bottles3 Price£230.00 Type

Etienne Sauzet, Puligny-Montrachet Premier Cru Les Combettes 2017

Superb, dense and opulent: a wine of controlled power. Combettes is beautifully situated mid slope and has well-drained soil, and is quite high in clay, which gives the wine its body and power. Drink from 2021 to 2026. 13.5%

BU70511 Bottles3 Price£300.00 Type

Etienne Sauzet, Puligny-Montrachet Premier Cru La Garenne 2017

Quite a ripe Garenne this year, picked a little later than usual to give a lightly honeyed, soft palate. Drink from 2020 to 2025. 13.5%

BU70471 Bottles6 Price£325.00 Type

Etienne Sauzet, Puligny-Montrachet Premier Cru Referts 2017

This vineyard is sited near the bottom of the slope and has more clay in the soil. This means that it produces quite a broad and grippy wine, but it also helps protect the vines from water stress, maintaining good levels of freshness this year. Drink from 2020 to 2025. 13.5%

BU70481 Bottles6 Price£415.00 Type