Vintage: At present, the wines are full of aromas with a beautiful freshness. They are well-balanced with a good acidity level, and show a great potential.
Serving Temperature: 13C (55C).
Cellaring: 5 to 25 years.
Grape Variety : Chardonnay.
Site: the central part of the Cote de Beaune comprises an area predestined to produce great white wines, and Puligny-Montrachet is certainly one of its most glorious examples. Among its Premier Crus, the vineyard of Les Folati??res is one of its most famous, occupying a central position at mid-slope.
History & tradition: the name Folatieres may come from “u follet”in French, (St Elmo’s fire). According to popular imagination, these fires could be seen on a warm summer night in the forests nearby or coming up from the valley below.
Soil: limestone. Very chalky and stony; a great part is actually limestone debris.