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Alvina Pernot - Puligny-Montrachet 1er Cru "Clos de la Garenne" 2018

Alvina Pernot - Puligny-Montrachet 1er Cru "Clos de la Garenne" 2018

$238.00

"Clos de la Garenne" is dressed to impress with a sumptuous fruit profile. Lemon and grapefruit peel, aromas of honeycomb, crystalline minerals and a touch of white pepper set the tone.

An exciting new arrival on the scene in the Côte de Beaune is Alvina Pernot, granddaughter of Paul Pernot of Domaine Paul Pernot and cousin of Philippe Pernot of Domaine Pernot Belicard. After working for three years at her grandfather's Domaine, Alvina and her husband, Philippe Abadie, set up a tiny Domaine and Maison in Puligny-Montrachet. For the debut 2018 vintage, Alvina Pernot used no new oak, with all wines aged on their lees, in used barrels, until they were racked for bottling. “Clos de la Garenne” sits above “Champ Gain” in Blagny, bordering Saint Aubin. This plot sits at a high altitude and contains 50-plus-year-old vines.

The bouquet is dressed to impress with a sumptuous fruit profile. Lemon and grapefruit peel, aromas of honeycomb, crystalline minerals and a touch of white pepper set the tone. The palate is fine and intense, with juicy orange citrus rounded out with vanilla bean a lick of sea spray. Pair this with zesty salads, vongole, roast poultry, rich oysters, crayfish, scallops and baked whole snapper en papillote. Drink now with a 30-minute decant before serving or cellar it up until 2030+. 100% Chardonnay.

"Alvina Pernot is one of the most exciting new producers to hit our shores. From a phenomenal winemaking family, her style is precise, elegant and delicately reductive."

Alvina and her husband favour earlier-picked fruit and higher-altitude parcels within the large Pernot holdings. For the debut 2018 vintage, Alvina Pernot used no new oak, with all wines aged on their lees, in used barrels mainly from François Frères, until they were racked for bottling.

What we say

"Alvina Pernot is one of the most exciting new producers to hit our shores. From a phenomenal winemaking family, her style is precise, elegant and delicately reductive."

Technical notes

Alvina and her husband favour earlier-picked fruit and higher-altitude parcels within the large Pernot holdings. For the debut 2018 vintage, Alvina Pernot used no new oak, with all wines aged on their lees, in used barrels mainly from François Frères, until they were racked for bottling.