2014 Drouhin Puligny Montrachet les Folatieres

- 750 ml
93-95
RP-NM
Availability: Out of Stock
$125.00
Availability: Out of stock
Product ID
74762-750-AI

Wine Critic Reviews:

The 2014 Puligny Montrachet 1er Cru les Folatières was picked on September 17 and will spend 14 months in oak. It has a classy nose, perhaps more detailed and nuanced than the Meursault Genevrières with white flowers and nutmeg accompanying the citrus fruit. There is a simmering sense of energy here. The palate is saline on the entry with a hint of bitter lemon, clean and precise with a subtle marine influence towards the sustained finish. Bon vin - as they say.

Robert Parker Neal Martin | 93-95 RP-NM
Chalky, mineral aromas and an element of austerity mark this elegant, compact white. Peach, lemon and baking spice flavors fade gracefully as this winds down on the long finish. Best from 2019 through 2030. 250 cases imported.

Wine Spectator | 93 WS
Puligny-Montrachet “Folatières”- Maison Joseph Drouhin) The Folatières from Maison Drouhin is always a consistently excellent example and this is again the case in the 2014 vintage. The lovely nose jumps from the glass in a classic blend of apple, white peach, crème patissière, chalky soil tones, acacia blossoms and vanillin oak. On the palate the wine is deep, full-bodied, complex and succulent on the attack, with a fine core, lovely focus and grip and a long, vibrant and complex finish. I really like the backend energy on this wine this year. (Drink between 2015-2035)

John Gilman | 92 JG
(Maison Joseph Drouhin Puligny-Montrachet "Folatières" 1er Cru White) Soft wood frames the slightly riper array of spicy white peach, apricot and acacia blossom scents. There is once again fine mid-palate volume to the succulent and sappy medium weight plus flavors that deliver excellent length on the balanced finale. Overall this is a bit less refined than the best in the range but this is still quite an elegant effort that should age well over the medium-term. (Drink starting 2021)

Burghound | 90-93 BH
Bright, light yellow. Pure scents of apple and flowers are more open and inviting than those of the Morgeot Marquis de Laguiche. (Frédéric Drouhin noted that this wine is "always gracious and pleasant, like Chablis Vaudésir.") Juicy and intense, but with a sexy touch of sweetness to its orchard fruit flavors. A lemony element emerged with air. With its gripping, mineral-tinged finish, this wine would cut through shrimp and fin fishes done with cream sauce.

Vinous Media | 90 VM

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Availability Out of Stock
Vintage 2014
Format 750 ml
Color White
Country France: Words fail us when trying to adequately portray France's place in the world of wine. It's downright impossible to imagine what wine would feel and taste like had it not been for France's many, many viticultural pioneers. Fine wine is the blood of France's vigorously beating heart, and it finds itself in many aspects of French culture. With a viticultural history that dates all the way back to the 6th century BC, France now enjoys its position as the most famous and reputable wine region on the planet. If you have a burning passion for masterfully crafted, mouth-watering, mind-expanding wines, then regular visits to France are probably already in your schedule, and for a good reason.
Producer Drouhin: Maison Joseph Drouhin's reputation only seems to improve as the years go by, and their wines are one of the most uplifting you will find anywhere in the world. There's a beautiful progression in terms of flavor when you compare young and aged Joseph Drouhin wines. While the richness and purity of fruit are always there, the wines seem to just grow in texture exponentially each year, so the are amazing for keeping in your cellar if you can resist uncorking them early. They are still wonderful while young, so it is in no way a waste, and they can perform at any fancy event you can think up for them. Expect the berries to almost crunch in your mouth as they massage your tastebuds.
Rating 93-95 RP-NM
Region Burgundy: Situated just west of the beautiful river Saone, the hills and valleys of Burgundy stand as they have stood since medieval times, and you can almost hear the cheerful chatter of vineyard workers from miles away. Indeed, France's identity in the world of wine would be incomplete without the inclusion of Burgundy and its many viticultural achievements. Every little sub-region of the area boasts a unique soil composition, which, when combined with the area's climate conditions, creates an incredibly diverse and appealing selection of fine wines. Every new bottle is an adventure of its own, and a snapshot of its birthplace. You could spend years sampling great Burgundian wines, and you would still have a lot to learn, which is what makes the region so compelling for veterans and novice wine lovers alike. No matter what your taste in wines may be, there is a winery in Burgundy that could mesmerize your mind and make your senses scream with joy. And what better way to spend a comfy summer afternoon with your friends and family than with a classy bottle from some of the region's most reputable wineries? From the noble slopes of Cote d'Or to the flatlands near various settlements, let us help you on your journey as we explore Burgundy's most delicious and renowned wines.
Type of Wine Burgundy White: No one can express the full potential of Chardonnay quite like the visionaries from Burgundy. With an almost entirely single-minded devotion to the noble varietal in question, they continue to push the boundaries of quality, to the joy of their many fans worldwide. Discover the nuances of every producer and come out changed forever.
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Varietal Chardonnay: Isn't just the most popular white wine in the world - it's angelic. Anyone with a developed taste for fine wine would struggle to maintain composure after tasting some of the stronger vintages of this masterpiece. Aside from France and the United States, you can expect to encounter bottles from Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Argentina, Italy, Chile, and quite a few others. Every region that produces quality Chardonnay tends to add their own spin to it by including a lot of delicious fruits and changing up their techniques
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