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2008 Domaine Henri Boillot Puligny-Montrachet 1er Cru Clos de la Mouchère
- Côte de Beaune
- Puligny-Montrachet 1er Cru
Community Tasting Notes 55
mtolerico Likes this wine: (93 points)
July 10, 2016 - Toast on the nose, somewhat mute overall, extracted palate, sour lemon, pineapple and tropical fruits. Really nice length and acidity.
dcwino wrote: (94 points)
July 9, 2016 - Marks duckhouse – La Las, 02 HB, 01 Pavie, CSH, Leflaive, QdC and etc. (Marks duckhouse, Falls Church, Va): Bright ripe yellow fruits, lemon curd, granny smith, banana, sweet spices and mineral. Excellent concentration, strong presence of mineral and acidity, lovely tension and precision and long acid and mineral driven finish. Extremely consistent showing, i.e. quite ripe yet maintains very good tension and precision. Really wonderful showing.
dcwino wrote: (93 points)
June 23, 2016 - A small impromptu dinner with Trip B (Eddie V's - Tysons Corner): Really interesting and education to serve along with the 05 Sauzet Batard. Rich yellow pit fruits, lemon curd, sweet spices and mineral. Excellent concentration, dense ripe yellow fruit driven palate impression, good mineral expression, very bright acidity and clean medium to long finish. The fruit expression is not as polished as the Sauzet Batard. It is a riper style of Puligny 1er cru but maintains lovely tension and precision. This wine is incredibly consistent year in and year out.
J o e wrote: (94 points)
June 17, 2016 - First bottle was oxidized, with a dark color, sherry and butterscotch flavors -- basically undrinkable. Second bottle was light yellow in color, with a powerful nose of white flowers, lime and slight reduction. Light- to medium-bodied, with a green apple and mineral character, somewhat Chablis-like in fact. Finishes very long, with a serious lip-smacking cut and a saline-like quality. Tastes very young, and correct bottles will no doubt be great for years to come. Unfortunately, aging this wine at this point in its development is risky, and I intend to drink my remaining two bottles over the next year. Great stuff when not oxidized. 94.1 person found this helpful Comment
pablopilot wrote: (96 points)
May 25, 2016 - Hard to imagine enjoying a white burgundy more than this. Minerality and acidity are at the forefront, but there is serious body and bounce to this wine! A hint of white flowers on both nose and palate. Deep fruit. Looong finish with lots of residual complexity. I know there are bad bottles put there, as there are with seemingly all whit burgundies. But this was not one of them.
Pro Reviews 6
By Stephen Tanzer
September/October 2010, IWC Issue #152 (link)
(Domaine/Maison Henri Boillot Puligny Montrachet Clos de la Mouchere) Subscribe to see review text.
By Allen Meadows
June 2010, Issue #39 (link)
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The World of Fine Wine
March 2010, Issue #27 (link)
(Domaine Henri Boillot Puligny-Montrachet Premier Cru Clos de la Mouchère) Subscribe to see review text.
By Jancis Robinson, MW
(Dom Henri Boillot, Clos de la Mouchère Premier Cru Puligny-Montrachet Blanc) Subscribe to see review text.
By Stephen Tanzer
September/October 2009, IWC Issue #146 (link)
(Domaine Jean Boillot/Maison Henri Boillot Puligny Montrachet Clos de la Mouchere) Subscribe to see review text.
By Richard Jennings
11/25/2011 (link) 92 points
(Domaine Henri Boillot Puligny-Montrachet 1er Cru Clos de la Mouchère) Light yellow color; lovely, beeswax, white flower, lemon nose; tight, tart lemon, mineral, lemon peel palate; needs 4-5 years; medium-plus finish 92+ points
- Vintage 2008
- Type White
- Producer Domaine Henri Boillot
- Varietal Chardonnay
- Designation n/a
- Vineyard Clos de la Mouchère
- Country France
- Region Burgundy
- SubRegion Côte de Beaune
- Appellation Puligny-Montrachet 1er Cru
- Pending Delivery 90 (6%)
- In Cellars 982 (63%)
- Consumed 487 (31%)
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