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-  * **Bâtard–Montrachet** (Dec. 2017 – May 2019): 8 btls not oxidized + 3 btls over the hill/​oxidized. The good btls were absolutely scintillating,​ lively, multi–faceted examples of benchmark Burgundy grand cru. A great relief after the disatrous 2007'​s. From a lot of 11 (yes, 11) purchased in Aug. 2014 from the auction platform of a reputable West Coast retailer. Back label: Atherton Wine Imports. [Rayner Cheung]+  * **Bâtard–Montrachet** (Dec. 2017 – May 2019): 8 btls not oxidized + 3 btls over the hill/​oxidized. The good btls were absolutely scintillating,​ lively, multi–faceted examples of benchmark Burgundy grand cru. The last btl in this tranche was stunning (May 4, 2019). A great relief after the disatrous 2007'​s. From a lot of 11 (yes, 11) purchased in Aug. 2014 from the auction platform of a reputable West Coast retailer. Back label: Atherton Wine Imports. [Rayner Cheung]
   * **Bienvenue Batard Montrachet** (July 2017) Deep golden color. Uh oh. Barely, barely hanging on. Whiff of sherry on the nose. Acidity is prominent, most of the fruit pretty well gone. Imported by Fine Vines in Chicago.[pmesro]   * **Bienvenue Batard Montrachet** (July 2017) Deep golden color. Uh oh. Barely, barely hanging on. Whiff of sherry on the nose. Acidity is prominent, most of the fruit pretty well gone. Imported by Fine Vines in Chicago.[pmesro]
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   * **Batard Montrachet** ( Nov 2016) fabulous wine [b.henry]   * **Batard Montrachet** ( Nov 2016) fabulous wine [b.henry]
   * **Bienvenues- Batard Montrachet** ( Dec 2016) excellent, no problems here [b.henry]   * **Bienvenues- Batard Montrachet** ( Dec 2016) excellent, no problems here [b.henry]
-  * **Puligny–Montrachet "Les Folatières"​** (Nov. 2018 – ): btls not oxidized. Quite pale yellow color. Somewhat austere & reduced. Best decanted, allowing the floral elements to emerge. From 6 btls purchased in Apr. 2011 from a reputable West Coast retailer. This wine has barely evolved since purchase ​8 years ago when a trial btl was consumed. [Rayner Cheung] +  * **Puligny–Montrachet "Les Folatières"​** (Nov. 2018 – ): btls not oxidized. Quite pale yellow color. Somewhat austere & reduced. Best decanted, allowing the floral elements to emerge. From 6 btls purchased in Apr. 2011 from a reputable West Coast retailer. This wine has barely evolved since its purchase when a trial btl was consumed. [Rayner Cheung] 
-  * **Puligny–Montrachet "Les Pucelles"​** (Dec. 2018 – ): 1 btl not oxidized. ​Slightly riper than the Folatières, ​but still quite reduced ​with an indistinct ​nose modestly pleasurable ​palate. From 6 btls purchased in Apr. 2011 from a reputable West Coast retailer. [Rayner Cheung]+  * **Puligny–Montrachet "Les Pucelles"​** (Dec. 2018 – ): 3 btls not oxidized. ​Riper than the Folatières,​ with a classically Burgundian ​nose that turns floral, almost like top Condrieu. White–fleshed fruits on the lovely ​palate. Hints of orange blossom also. From 6 btls purchased in Apr. 2011 from a reputable West Coast retailer. [Rayner Cheung]
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