Paul Pernot Batard Montrachet Grand Cru

Paul Pernot Batard Montrachet Grand Cru

Selection: White

Vintage: 2014

Score: 93

Drink: 2021+

Price: $306.89 excl. GST

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$306.89 excl. GST
Size 750ml
Format Bottle
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  • Tasting Notes

Description

A dense nose combines notes of essence of pear and white peach with an array of floral and spice scents. There is more muscle to the intense big-bodied flavors that possess a highly textured palate feel before terminating in a beautifully complex and persistent finish. This is bigger if a bit less refined than the Bienvenues-Batard-Montrachet and I like both but for different reasons. Note that this too should age effortlessly.

– Allen Meadows, Burghound.com, Score: 93

 

The 2014 Batard-Montrachet Grand Cru has a gorgeous bouquet: orange blossom, cold limestone, chalk and a touch of citrus lemon that are all quite intense and well defined. The palate is well balanced with a slightly honeyed opening, leaning slightly on the richer side for the vintage, counterbalanced however by sufficient acidity to maintain tension. This is an excellent Batard-Montrachet from Pernot.

– Neal Martin, Robertparker.com, Score: 94

 

Pale green-yellow. Brisk aromas of lemon and lime zest, crushed herbs and white pepper, plus a faint buttery nuance. Supple and sweet but juicy and surprisingly light on its feet; larger-scaled than the Bienvenue but more closed today. Tightens up on the very ripe but slightly disjointed finish. Does this have the energy of the Bienvenue?

– Stephen Tanzer, Vinous.com, Score: 91-94

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