Etienne Sauzet Puligny Montrachet La Garenne 2016
Wine Advocate reports: 'Winemaker Benoît Riffault has quietly steered Etienne Sauzet towards more consistency and pedigree. In Benoît they have a talented, often sanguine vigneron who seems adept at taking things in his stride, taking vintages as they come. And I must admit, upon departing the domaine I reflected upon the wines I had tasted and dwelled upon what an impressive portfolio they have accumulated.'
BurghoundA discreet application of wood sets off very ripe notes of pear liqueur, petrol and floral hints. There is exceptionally good richness to the very round and highly seductive medium weight flavors that brim with dry extract and minerality though I find that the finish lacks the same vibrancy and refreshing dryness as the best of these 1ers. To be sure this is perfectly good but it's not distinguished. 88-91