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Louis Jadot Puligny-Montrachet 1er Cru Les Combettes

Wine Details

Varietal

Chardonnay

Style

White

Wine Description

(2006 Vintage) Puligny-Montrachet, situated to the south of Meursault and to the north of Chassagne-Montrachet, shares with Chassagne a handful of the greatest white wine vineyards in the world. Originally a Gallo-Roman village, "Puliniacus," as recorded in the documents of Pope Urbain II in 1095, became Puligny-Montrachet in 1879. Its preeminence as a white wine village is comparatively recent: early plantings were in Gamay, later supplanted by wheat, cassis and mulberries. Only since the second World War has ...