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Top Montrachet and Santenay 2019 en primeur wines

Charles Curtis MW rounds up his top wines from the 2019 vintage from Santenay and across the Montrachet appellations.

Scroll down to see Charles Curtis MW’s top-scoring Montrachet 2019 and Santenay 2019 wines

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Côte de Beaune, Côte Chalonnaise, Côte de Nuits & Mâconnais

Montrachet 2019

Gerard Boudot, winemaker at Etienne Sauzet, was extremely pleased with his 2019s: ‘We had beautiful pH levels between 3.18 and 3.28, and elevated levels of tartaric acid between 5.5g/l and 6.5g/l.

The wines were harvested at about 14% potential alcohol but, using biodynamic methods, I can harvest ripe and still keep the spine of acidity. I pick when the grapes are good to eat: I like density and freshness, but not the freshness of early picking – I like more white peach than lemon.’

See Charles Curtis MW’s top Montrachet 2019 and Santenay 2019 tasting notes and scores

See also

Full Burgundy 2019 vintage report

Chablis 2019: Full vintage report and top-scoring wines

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