Joseph Drouhin Puligny-Montrachet 2020
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Joseph Drouhin Puligny-Montrachet 2020 is a testament to the winemaking mastery of Maison Joseph Drouhin, guided by the skilled hands of Véronique Boss-Drouhin. This exceptional wine hails from the renowned Puligny-Montrachet commune, nestled in the heart of the esteemed Côte de Beaune, famed for producing some of the world’s finest wines.
In the glass, the wine captivates with its pure and bright color, gleaming with hints of white gold. The aromas that gracefully rise from the glass are reminiscent of a blooming orchard, with delicate notes of white-fleshed fruits, such as succulent white peaches. As the wine matures, it reveals an enchanting transformation, offering subtle hints of almonds and lightly toasted dried fruits, adding depth to its aromatic profile.
Upon savoring, the palate is embraced by a sensation of fresh silkiness, embodying the finesse and elegance that Joseph Drouhin wines are celebrated for. The wine’s complexity unfurls, leaving a lasting impression on the taste buds. The aftertaste is strikingly long and persistent, revealing an abundance of captivating flavors, intertwining floral and fruity notes in harmonious symphony.
The winemaking process for Joseph Drouhin Puligny-Montrachet 2020 is characterized by meticulous care and attention to detail. Grapes and musts are sourced from esteemed supply partners who adhere to stringent specifications. The grapes are hand-harvested and undergo a thorough sorting process to ensure only the finest fruit is used. Slow pressing in a pneumatic press extracts the juice, with only the best free-run juice chosen for vinification. The wine matures for 14 to 16 months in oak barrels, with about 20% being new oak sourced from French high forests.
Throughout the ageing process, decisions are made based on careful tasting evaluations and technical analyses, prioritizing the genuine expression of terroir and the unique character of the vintage. This dedication to craftsmanship and respect for tradition culminate in a wine that embodies the soul of Puligny-Montrachet and showcases the winery’s legacy.