2014 Puligny Montrachet Les Caillerets

Montille; Hubert de

91Average Score
White
6x75cl
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0 Immediate | 2 Marketplace
£630.00
Bts
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0 Immediate | 6 Marketplace
£108.00
Scores & Notes
Average Score
91
Critic Notes

Slight reduction on the nose that dissipates over time to reveal butterscotch, flint and sweet lemon aromas. The palate is fat and mouth-filling with precise flavours of yellow apple, honey, lemon custard and a burst of orchard fruit on the finish. Minerals stay in the mouth for 45 seconds.Dec 2015

Score: 91-/100FINE+RARE

The 2014 Puligny Montrachet 1er Cru les Caillerets is taut, stony and recalcitrant on the nose, and only reluctantly unfurls with wet limestone/sea cave scents. The palate is very crisp and taut, fine mineralite here with a delicate, leesy element surfacing and fanning out towards the finish, with just a hint of spice -- a memento on the aftertaste. This is very fine. Dec 2015, www.robertparker.com

Score: 90-92/100Neal Martin
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Product details
Country
France
Region
Burgundy
Sub-region
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Colour
White
Taste
Dry
Alcohol %
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Product Type
Still wine
Product Subtype
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Drinking Window
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Country
France
Region
Burgundy
Sub-region
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Colour
White
Taste
Dry
Alcohol %
-
Product Type
Still wine
Product Subtype
-
Drinking Window
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