White

2008 Etienne Sauzet Puligny-Montrachet 1er Cru Les Champs-Gain

Chardonnay

  • France
  • Burgundy
  • Côte de Beaune
  • Puligny-Montrachet 1er Cru
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Community Tasting Notes 6

  • Mattshank wrote: 92 points

    May 15, 2019 - Nose: Lemony with perfume and mineral aromas. Palate: Very mature yet still has good acid structure. The lemon qualities are somewhat ripe but just enough. Color is still youthful. Guess is maybe another couple years but why wait? Drink up if you have any. My last Sauzet PM (2007 Les Refers) will be drunk up soon.

  • robertek wrote: 94 points

    May 25, 2018 - In the zone and very Batard like and full bodied. Great acidity and a combination of honey, browned butter a d citrus on the nose. I like.

  • Mattshank wrote: 92 points

    August 11, 2016 - Nose: Fresh aromas of candied lemon with some toasty undertones. Palate: Good richness with still solid acid levels after 8 years of age. Really well balanced. The candied lemons show with a 15-20 second finish. While there could be more minerality and complexity this is still very well made and a good time to drink.

  • rnellans wrote: 92 points

    April 29, 2013 - Somewhat restrained nose to start, but started to open with some air. Good citrus, minerality and depth. This should age well. What a difference from the Landmark chard it was served against which was loaded with tropical fruit and easy to guess CA.

  • dkhara963 Likes this wine: 93 points

    April 11, 2013 - Popped and poured. Delicious!! Floral nose with beautiful flavors of lemon-lime curd, stony minerality and plenty of acid to back up a fairly rich mouthfeel considering the flavor profile. I could drink this every day. Great food wine as well and just something to drink with friends. Last bottle...I must find more!!!
    Was also an amazing value a JJ Buckley.

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  • By Stephen Tanzer
    September/October 2010, IWC Issue #152 (link)

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  • By Allen Meadows
    June 2010, Issue #39 (link)

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

The World of Fine Wine

  • March 2010, Issue #27 (link)

    (Domaine Etienne Sauzet Puligny-Montrachet Premier Cru Champ Gain) Subscribe to see review text.

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  • By Jancis Robinson, MW
    1/6/2010 (link)

    (Étienne Sauzet, Champ Gain Premier Cru Puligny-Montrachet Blanc) Subscribe to see review text.

View From the Cellar

  • By John Gilman
    Nov/Dec 2009, Issue #24, The Superb 2008 Burgundy Vintage- Already in the Shadow of 2009?

    (Puligny-Montrachet “Champs Gains”- Domaine Sauzet) Subscribe to see review text.

Vinous

  • By Stephen Tanzer
    September/October 2009, IWC Issue #146 (link)

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2008
  • Type White
  • Producer Etienne Sauzet
  • Varietal Chardonnay
  • Designation n/a
  • Vineyard Les Champs-Gain
  • Country France
  • Region Burgundy
  • SubRegion Côte de Beaune
  • Appellation Puligny-Montrachet 1er Cru

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 12 (8%)
  • In Cellars 95 (61%)
  • Consumed 48 (31%)

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