Etienne Sauzet : Chevalier-Montrachet Grand cru 2016

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Parker : 91-93 / 100
Wine Advocate-Parker :
The 2016 Chevalier-Montrachet Grand Cru was touched by the frost so that there are just two barrels instead of four. It turns the amp up on the Bâtard-Montrachet with even more expressive, mint-tinged citrus fruit complemented by scents of quince and passion fruit. There is just a slight hint of VA but nothing much. The palate is very well balanced with a ripe, saline entry, good weight in the mouth and a slightly rounded, dense finish that just misses the precision of either the 2014 or 2015, or even the detail of the Bâtard-Montrachet. Let's see how this evolves in bottle because at the moment the Bâtard-Montrachet is a couple of furlongs ahead (at least in barrel).
BurgundyChevalier-Montrachet
Country
France

Alcohol
13.5

Meadow
95

Vinous - A. Galloni
94+

Dessert wine
No

Wine certification
AOC

Vineyard
Cote de Beaune

Grape varieties
Chardonnay

Area
Burgundy

Appellation
Chevalier-Montrachet

Color
White

Producer
Etienne Sauzet

Sweetness
Dry white wines

Parker
91-93

Allergens
Contains sulphites