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Saint-Aubin 1er Cru

  • RegionCôte de Beaune
  • VillageSaint-Aubin
  • AppellationSaint-Aubin Premier Cru
  • Grape varietyChardonnay
The Vine
  • Average vine age 30 years
  • SoilLimestone
  • Average yield45 hl/ha
  • HarvestHand picked
Wine tips
  • Cellaring Potential5 years
  • Serving temperature 11-13°
Description
  • Located not far west of Chassagne-Montrachet, the village of Saint-Aubin produces red and white wines distinguished and with a very good quality for the money. For a long time stayed in the shadow of its illustrious neighbors, Saint-Aubin is a terroir to discover and make discover for its outstanding qualities and its attractive price.
Vinification & Ageing
  • Fermentation
    Traditional in oak barrels with complete malolactic fermentation
  • Ageing
    8 to 10 months ageing in oak barrels, 10% new
  • Barrels
    Louis Latour cooperage, French oak, medium toasted
Wine tasting
  • Tasting Note
    Of a pale yellow colour, our Saint-Aubin 1er Cru 2016 reveals a nose with a beautiful intensity combining notes of almond, honey, vanilla and yellow peach. When tasted, this wine reveals great aromas of vanilla and nuts. This rich mouth precedes a persistent finish.
  • Food Pairing
    Shellfish - fish - charcuterie - goats cheese


Press review
    • Saint Aubin 1er Cru - Burghound.com - June 2016 - 88/100

      A discreet but agreeably fresh and cool nose features notes of citrus, pear and white flowers. There is excellent concentration to the vibrant and attractively stony flavors that possess unusually good power in the context of what is typical for St. Aubin, all wrapped in a clean if somewhat simple finish. More depth will of course develop with age but I doubt that this will rise to the next level given where it is today.


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