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Domaine J-L & F Chavy

Puligny-Montrachet 1er Cru Les Folatières

    • Description :

      Les Folatières is located in the Cote de Beaune commune of Puligny-Montrachet and is the largest Premier Cru vineyard in this area. It is located on the same height of the slope as the Grand Crus; Le Montrachet and Chevalier-Montrachet. There is a heightened ripeness in this vineyard, which is the telltale signs of this vineyard.f minerality, but also with round, nutty overtones. This wine is sourced from 2 separate parcels in the Premier Cru. One site is closer to Blagny, in a stonier part of the vineyard, hence more acidity and structure, and the other is lower in the cru, adding richness and depth in the wine.

      Grape varieties :

      Chardonnay

      Altitude :

      250 - 300m ASL

      Vineyard age :

      25-45 year old vines

      Exposure :

      Southeast

      Soil :

      Part limestone, part clay

      Alcohol :

      13%

Press Notes

  • Burghound
    • 2014, 2013
      91 points
  • The Wine Advocate
    • 2012
      92 points
  • Wine Spectator
    • 2014, 2012
      92 points
    • 2013
      93 points
    • 2011
      91 points
  • AG Vinous
    • 2017
      92 points
    • 2017
      93 points
  • Wine & Spirits
    • 2015
      91 points
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