Puligny Montrachet 1er Cru les Referts, 2010, Domaine Etienne Sauzet
The 2010 Puligny-Montrachet Les Referts is another of the bolder wines in this lineup. Waves of yellow stone fruits, honey and sweet spices burst from the glass. The greater age of the vines and the heavier presence of clay in this site (right next to Perrieres) gives the Referts much of its volume and textural richness.
Although exciting at the outset, the Referts turns hard and angular on the finish. Today, the wine’s balance is not quite where it should be