The history of this domaine dates to the beginning of the 20th century, when Etienne Sauzet inherited and bought several plots of vines in the village of Puligny-Montrachet. The vines passed through the family to Jeanine Boillot, Sauzet’s granddaughter. She and her husband, Gérard Boudot, managed the domaine and made many modernizations including improved vinification techniques and biodynamic farming. Today the domaine has passed to their daughter Emilie and her husband, Benoît Riffault, who continue to produce white wines that are among the most sought-after in all of Burgundy. After four generations and despite Sauzet’s death in 1975, “Sauzet” are still six letters which ring as an homage to Chardonnay.

A slightly riper nose reflects both white and yellow peach laced with citrus confit, soft spices, wood and a floral hint. There is again excellent intensity to the delicious medium weight flavors that possess a highly attractive texture before terminating in a dry, focused and beautifully persistent bitter lemon rind suffused finish. Date: Jun 2021; Drink: 2026+; Issue: 83; Comments: Outstanding; Rating 91-94 Points; Allen Meadows; Burghound

 

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SKU 11817
Brand Etienne Sauzet
Shipping Weight 1.3333kg
Unit Of Measure ea

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