Wine Etienne Sauzet, Puligny-Montrachet 1er Cru "Champs Canet" AOC, 2008
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The wine is light straw in color with a bright luster.
Full-bodied, rich in flavor with a rich palette of white fruit and bright, refreshing minerality in a long aftertaste.
The rich bouquet wine reveals aromas of ripe peach, white flowers and citrus, accented with elegant notes of honey.
Fine wine as an aperitif. It goes well with white meat with cream sauce, seafood, goat cheese or cheese Conte.
Etienne Sauzet (Etienne Sauzee) is today one of the most famous farms Puligny, manages Gerard Budo (Boudot), highly respected in the community winemaker, who is also the husband of the granddaughter of the founder of the house of Etienne Soze. Gerard Budo - a favorite of the world's press, he even communal wine Puligny doing so luxurious that they were little that can compare, not to mention the Montrachet, Chevalier-Montrachet and Batard-Montrachet, which in his performance have always been at the top of the rankings. Today, the economy is in the possession of 8 hectares of vineyards, but Budo for example Lefleva, started buying grapes from those of its neighbors, who owns the best plots in the top cru Puligny. In this case, those and other wines are vinified and aged under one roof in a small family home on the outskirts of Puligny-Montrachet. Domain Sauzee also owns 1 hectare vineyard "Champ Cane". Here lies the break in the soil and on the surface is dominated by limestone, so the wines are more mineral. The average age of the vines: 40 years.
Sham Cana - favorite vineyard Gerard Budo Domain owner and operator Etienne Sauzee. The title of the Premiers Crus tradition reflected adherence to the name of the owner of his property: "champ" (field) Lord of Canet. Puligny Montrachet wine Premier Cru Champs Canet made in accordance with the traditions and experience Burgundian winemakers. After gentle compression in a pneumatic press, must leave for 18-24 hours at 10-12 ° C for the sedimentation of suspended particles (deburbazh). Fermentation is performed for 3-6 weeks at 18-22 ° C in large oak casks. Also conducted malolactic fermentation. Holding the wire on the lees in French oak barrels and Tronse Allier, 40% of which are new. The wine is aged for at least 11 months with periodic batonnazhem. After filtering the wine incubated an additional 6 months in steel tanks. Champs Canet - a truly wonderful wines representative of Puligny Montrachet 1-er Cru: the wine a wonderful aroma, a special flavor, rich and clean fruity bouquet.