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Saint AubinLes Pitengerets 1er Cru 2008

Saint-Aubin Les Pitengerets
1er Cru

Grape Variety : Chardonnay

Soil : Limestone and clay

Site : Located between the villages of Chassagne Montrachet and Puligny Montrachet is the village of Saint Aubin. "Les Pitengerets" is among one of the best Premiers Crus, located close to the famous Chassagne Montrachet.

The Vintage 2008 : After a very warm spring, the weather at the start of summer was quite demanding. It became fine again from the end of August with much sun and a north wind, which aided concentration of flavours. The harvest commenced in mid-September in perfect conditions under an Indian summer. Careful selection of grapes in the vineyard and winery has produced very pure white wines, well-balanced with fantastic acidity. Aged in oak during 11 months.

Tasting : Bright gold colour. Delicate floral fragrances mixed with pale fleshed fruit (apple) and fresh honey with a hint of vanilla. Complex and well crafted. Very pure fruit. Well-defined minerality. Delicate oak note. Good persistence.

Food pairing : Foie gras, seefood, fish in a creamy sauce, white meat and a variety of regional cheeses, in particular Époisses, Roquefort and Munster.