Background information


In vintage 2003: less batonnage than normal
In vintage 2005: M/L's completed by January 2006, but lees still being stirred in June 2006

Wines

1994

  • Puligny Referts (Aug 2009 - Jul 2010): Not oxidised, lovely. Consistent notes on 4 bottles. [Gareth Miles]

1996

  • Bâtard-Montrachet (December 2008) : not oxidized, excellent. [Tom Reddick]
  • Meursault Charrons (Jan 2013): not oxidized, very good [Rick Dalia]
  • Puligny Combettes (November 2013): partially oxidized, over the hill (George Ho)

1997

  • Batard Montrachet (February 2010): fully oxidised [Duncan Wilson]
  • Puligny Referts (April 2010): fully oxidised [Duncan WIlson]
  • Puligny Referts (March 2013): completely oxidized, hardly any flavor, thick mouthfeel. [Beau Carufel]

1998

  • Puligny Referts (May 2011) partially oxidised [Duncan Wilson]
  • Puligny Clos de la Mouchere (Feb 2012): not oxidised, still fresh and lovely wine [Luca De Carli]

1999

  • Puligny Combettes (Oct 2008) : not oxidized [MLee]
  • Puligny Combettes (Oct 2005) : not oxidized [Nathan Vandergrift]

2001

  • Bâtard-Montrachet (March 2007) : not oxidized [Andrew Hall]

2002

  • Puligny AC (Jan 2011): Fresh as a daisy, and quite nice [Frank Drew]
  • Puligny (village) (Oct 2013): Fine [JP]
  • Puligny-Montrachet, Les Pucelles (October 2007) : cork bluish/purple, completely oxidized, what a shame [Stephen Dreher]
  • Puligny-Montrachet, Clos de la Mouchere (December 2009): no oxy. well balanced. a bit thick but good acid and minerality. [Wes Jennison]
  • Puligny-Montrachet, Clos de la Mouchere (December 2009): Not oxidized. Lighter gold color and young. [Keith Akers]
  • Puligny-Montrachet, Clos de la Mouchere (Jan 2010): no premox; lt gold color, great power and acidity, lemon curd and minerals on the nose, great power and finish (MSaviage)
  • Puligny-Montrachet, Les Referts (May 2010): not oxidized but certainly mature [Bill Lawrence]
  • Puligny-Montrachet, Clos de la Mouchere (July 2010): no premox; lovely to the last drop (Jake Hartinger)

2004

  • Puligny-Montrachet, Champ Canet (July 2014): Not oxidized. Extraordinary nose and finish. Probably at it's apex right now (Christian Seger)

2005

  • Puligny-Montrachet, Les Referts (June 2010). Not oxidised, very stony, lots of acidity but with a plushness, a few years from maturity. [Regan McCaffery]
  • Puligny-Montrachet (September 2012). Tasty, fresh, a humble village wine 7 years old with no oxidation. Yes. [Stephen Dreher]