Puligny Montrachet "Superposition" - 2020 - Jonathan Purcell
A complex, eminently mineral nose, boasting aromas of white fruits, grapefruit and a hint of butter. With a powerful yet fresh palate, this is a wine that must be discovered – but only after a few years of beauty sleep in the cellar!
- 75 cl
- Original features
- Degree of alcohol
- 13 %
- To drink from
- 2023 to 2030
Chardonnay from 80-year-old vines farmed organically on a 20-ares parcel at the Le Trézin vineyard site. This is one of the highest vineyards in the Puligny appellation, at the top of the Blagny hill, reaching an altitude of over 300 metres, with the top of the parcel bordering by forest. Harvesting is done by hand, with micro yields. After direct pressing, the wine is vinified and matured 10 months in 400 litre barrels that have seen several wines. Bottled in June 2021 without fining, filtration or added sulphites.
Jonathan Purcell is a young Californian winemaker full of talent. His father introduced him to the pleasures of wine at an early age, by having him taste Burgundies from the ’40s and ’50s. The aromas of those elixirs marked him for life. By the age of 15 he’d already decided that “when he grows up” he too would make wine. After working his first harvests in Australia, South Africa and the Napa...All wines
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