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Specifications

Colour:

White

Producer:

Hubert Lamy

Region:

Burgundy

Appellation:

Bourgogne

Grape Type:

Chardonnay

Bourgogne, Blanc, Les Chataigners, 2016

Tasting Note:

Neat, clear, well made and with some lively, delicious fruit to it. This does not show the saline character or depth you would expect of his St Aubin’s but there is an very good core of fruit here - stone fruit, sicilian lemon, lime and cox apple notes. Some declassified St Aubin 1er Cru fruit was used in the blend this year. The wine is aged in a mixture of barriques and larger demi muid casks for around 12 months followed by a year in tank. Only one to five year old barrels are used, there is never any new oak employed.

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