SAINT-AUBIN 1er Cru Perrières 2011

This name means "pierres" (stones). The vineyard is located on a stony ground.

Story

Location
Production area: 5,24 ha
Altitude : 250-300 m
Terroir
Generally associated with les Frionnes, it is enclosed within the village. This terroir is on a steep, limestone and marly soil whose the grape is picked tardily. The wine is elegant which needs time.
Soil : Calcareous Clay
In the vineyard
Wine-Growing method : Sustainable
Harvest: 100 % manual
Vinification
At their arrival in our cellar, the grapes are immediately and carefully pressed with a pneumatic press.
100 % crushed grappe
Finning: yes
Ageing
12 months (whose 5 months in stainless steel tank)
100 % oak barrels (whose 20% of new oak)
Varietals
Chardonnay : 100%
Specifications
Alcohol content: 13 ABV
Age of vines: 25 years years old

Advice

Serving
Serving temperature : 10-12°C
Should be drunk between 2013 and 2017
Tasting notes
Nose of white fruits (apple, pear), spices with fine woodiness. Liveliness on the palate is balanced by power of matter. A wine with a beautiful freshness and a good concentration.
Food and wine pairings
Ideal with grilled fishes, vegetables (artichoke), cooked fruits and white meats.

Reviews

86pts
"There's an oaky tang on the nose, with lime and mango aromas. Intensity and restraint : should evolve well. Sleek and stylish with a silky texture."
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