2002 Etienne Sauzet Puligny-Montrachet 1er Cru Les Folatières


  • France
  • Burgundy
  • Côte de Beaune
  • Puligny-Montrachet 1er Cru
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Community Tasting Notes 16

  • plitton wrote: (91 points)

    October 30, 2016 - Light butter and oak. Showing a bit of age.

  • Ryan Foss wrote: flawed

    July 20, 2016 - Oxidized. This is an example of why aged white burgundy is the most overpriced wine in the world. It's not that they aren't great, just that the expected value of these bottles is so low. I don't really get why people roll the dice and pay up at auction anymore. i have to assume that the crowd drinking a lot of them must be so indifferent to $ that they're willing to just take a shot and hope for a good bottle. I'm about 50% on anything white with 7-8+years of age. Would rather buy/drink younger or just drink GG Riesling instead.

  • drjb Likes this wine: (93 points)

    September 5, 2013 - Color : clear green-gold. Nose beautiful complex mix of pear, apple, white flowers with touches of aniseed, honey and jasmin. Palate medium weight with great fruit richness with long palate and strong mouthfeel. Delicious. 93.

  • Benjamin Wegman Likes this wine: (85 points)

    January 4, 2013 - Very good color. Beautiful aroma of apricot and almonds. First sip is almost boring, but then the true character kicks in. touch of bitter, tropical fruits soft and yet powerful. The touch of bitter reminds of ripe grapefruit.

    Needs pairing with food. Paired with a salad of prawn with grapefruit. Was beautiful. Will definitely buy again

  • canan wrote: (94 points)

    June 5, 2012 - Burgundy 2002 Horisontal Tasting (@ Terkel): Nose: Wine gums, herbal, grass, pineapple, aniseed and butter.
    Palate: Tight and clean with fresh pineapple. A completely different wine than the Leflaive but has an excellent structure.
    A beautiful wine.

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  • By Stephen Tanzer
    September/October 2004, IWC Issue #116 (link)

    (Domaine Etienne Sauzet Puligny Montrachet Les Folatieres) Subscribe to see review text.


  • By Allen Meadows
    3rd Quarter, 2004, Issue #15 (link)

    (Domaine/Maison Etienne Sauzet Puligny-Montrachet Les Folatières 1er Cru White) Subscribe to see review text.


  • By Jancis Robinson, MW
    1/28/2004 (link)

    (Etienne Sauzet, Les Folatières Puligny-Montrachet White) Subscribe to see review text.


  • By Stephen Tanzer
    September/October 2003, IWC Issue #110 (link)

    (Domaine Etienne Sauzet Puligny Montrachet Les Folatieres) Subscribe to see review text.

Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2002
  • Type White
  • Producer Etienne Sauzet
  • Varietal Chardonnay
  • Designation n/a
  • Vineyard Les Folatières
  • Country France
  • Region Burgundy
  • SubRegion Côte de Beaune
  • Appellation Puligny-Montrachet 1er Cru

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  • Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
  • In Cellars 91 (41%)
  • Consumed 133 (59%)

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