Bright straw-yellow. Perfumed, precise aromas of orange and lime peel, chlorophyll, botanical herbs and minerals. Dense and fat in the style of this warm vintage but with uncanny energy and minerality leavening its creamy texture. Sexy soft citrus flavors are complicated by saline and spice notes. This tactile, chewy wine finishes brisk and long. Compares favorably to many premier crus from the Cote de Beaune at two or three times the price.
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3.97 out of 5 stars
A rich, thick, velvety wine. The best white I have had in years. I just requested another case.
Not a white wine drinker
I put this wine in the cellar for my white wine drinking friends. On a very hot summer evening I opened a bottle for before dinner drinks. What a pleasant surprise to find a very light and crisp wine without the unpleasant white wine after taste.
Considering the price, the wine was a disappointment. Rather angular and lacking in fruit, especially for this vintage. I've had better wines from the Macon for half the price.
I have had many fine examples of PF thru the years,
this is among the most disappointing....very light in color, even some spritz, ...thin on the taste, lacks body and finish; tasted twice after 2 weeks settling. For a chateau type bottling from a single grower of old vines, should be better
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