Domaine Jacques Carillon Puligny Montrachet Blanc 2017

Domaine Jacques Carillon


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Country of Origin: France
Region: Burgundy
Type: White Wine
Grape Variety: Chardonnay
Vintage: 2017
Size: 750ml
Alcohol Volume / ABV: 13.5%
Body: Light-To-Medium
Sweetness: Dry

Why We Love This Wine

The Carillon family has been making wine in the village of Puligny-Montrachet since the 16th century beginning with Jehan Carillon, who was a vintner in Puligny in 1520. Jacques Carillon joined his father in the family vineyard in 1980 and in 2010, he & his wife Sylvia founded the Jacques Carillon vineyard with 5.25 hectares of vines, primarily in the village of Puligny-Montrachet. Every wine that they sell is made exclusively from grapes grown in their own vineyard. The clay-limestone soils here, typical of Burgundy, nourishes their vineyards. The region's geography, climate, & geology make it ideal for cultivating Chardonnay & Pinot Noir vines, the primary grape varieties here. Puligny shares the distinction of "most perfect Chardonnay" with the villageof Chassagne-Montrachet. Straw yellow in color, the nose opens up with fresh fruit aromas of pears & apples with added hints of fresh herbs, vanilla spice, and oak wood. On the palate, it is buttery, well-rounded, & smooth with a full body, firm structure, & vibrant acidity culminating in a dry, elegant finish. Pair this wine with Cheesy Baked Mussels, Oysters Rockefeller, Vongole Pasta, Fettucine Alfredo, Prawn or Lobster Thermidore, Emmental or Port Salut Cheese, Jamon Serrano, and Spanish Chorizo.

Winemaker / Tasting Notes

A brilliant white with a harmonious mix of citrus fruit, sizzling minerals, and charming floral top notes. This wine is playfully seductive with a fine, lacy texture.

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