Saint-Aubin 1er Cru Les Champlots Blanc 2015

SKU/Code: 
DB9790-15
Product Line: 
White
Varietal: 
Chardonnay
Country: 
France
Region: 
Burgundy
Farming Type: 
Biodynamic
Bachelet, Jean-Claude

More limestone in the soil compared to Charmois. Native yeast fermentation in stainless steel. Aged in French oak barrels for 24 months, less than 15% new. 30-45 g/L sulfur added at bottling. Corpulent, lemon curd with zippy acidity.

89-91 points
"A slightly more layered nose combines notes of essence of pear, acacia and various citrus elements. There is fine richness to the relatively full-bodied flavors that possess a caressing and seductive mouth feel as well as just a bit more overall depth. This too could be approached early on."
Allen Meadows,
Burghound
, June 2017
88-90 points
"The 2015 Saint-Aubin 1er Cru les Champlots offers similar minty aromas to the Les Frionnes, although here I find more mineralité and terroir expression being expressed. Similarly, whilst the palate is in that rich quasi-honeyed vein, the acidity seems higher and overall there is better balance and tension. It gently fans out towards the finish, opulent but nicely focused. This is worth seeking out."
Neal Martin,
Wine Advocate
, December 2016