Ludwig's Fine Wine

Jean-Claude Boisset Saint-Aubin En Remilly 1er Cru 2016 750 ml

$41.99

15 bottles in stock

Varietal
100% Chardonnay

Origins
Located between Puligny-Montrachet and Chassagne-Montrachet to the south of the Côte de Beaune, Saint-Aubin now holds its place among the top wines in the heart of the “Côte des Blancs”. The appellation is spread over two different hill ranges: one, La Montagne de Savoie with below la Roche du May, completing the Côte d'Or, the other with La Montagne du Ban and Roches d'Equison, substantially perpendicular to the first hill range. On this second side sits the Premier Cru "En Remilly".

Vineyard Selection and Management

This wine comes from selected vineyards (no young vines) and respects strict requirements with regard to yields, for example. The soil is worked to encourage and maintain the soil's bacterial life which is necessary for the terroir to fully express itself.


VInification and Maturing

Harvest date: 18 September 2014.
At the winery: the whole bunches of grapes were gently pressed for 21⁄2 hours. The temperature of the must was brought down to 12°C then was immediately transferred to barrels with no settling to preserve a maximum of lees. Long fermentation (up to 10 months!) using indigenous yeasts.
In the cellar: aged for 18 months with no racking or stirring to bring out all of this wine's minerality. A proportion of 30% new French oak barrels that had been toasted at low temperatures for a long time to impart a subtle, delicate touch of oak were used.
Bottling: the wine was bentonite fined and very gently filtered before being bottled using gravity in March 2016.

Tasting Notes
Visual: golden highlights
Nose: a mineral wine with predominant white blosson aromas and brioche notes Palate: it reveals notes of citrus on the palate. A generous wine, complex, with excellent balance

Ageing Potential

7 to 12 years

 

 

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 Ludwig's Fine Wine & Spirits

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