94 Points Robert Parker
Sauzet’s 2007 Puligny-Montrachet Les Combettes comes largely from 56 year old vines toward Meursault, a small parcel of younger vines that borders Puligny Les Perrieres generally being declassified into his village wine. A pungent nose of lavender, lilac, fresh ginger, lime zest, and crushed stone leads to an active, vibratory, persistently pungent yet silken-textured palate impression that is palpably dense without exhibiting any heaviness. Persian melon and peach lend lusciousness, while saline, iodine, and crustacean elements make for intriguing mineral complexity. The combination of volume, tactile grip, prominent stoniness, and sheer sizzle in the finish here remind me a bit of certain great Gruner Veltliners. If you depart from a glass of this without feeling enervated and invigorated, better check with your doctor!
Source: Robert Parker (Robert Parker Wine Advocate) by David Schildknecht. December, 2009