Alain Chavy - France - Burgundy

Saint-Aubin 1er Cru En Rémilly - 2018

Grape Variety : Chardonnay  
Caract. : Dry white wine  
Price : 77.75$
SAQ Code :  
Inventaire : Signature  
Format : 750 mL 
Degree of Alcohol : 13% 
Bottles/Crate : 12 

Tasting :

"More volume on the nose than the Charmes. The palate is medium-bodied with bitter lemon, orange rind and a touch of white peach coming through; although, it remains very linear, offering quite a penetrating, lightly spiced finish. Good complexity here." NM Wine Advocate

Wine Pairing :

Coquille" St-Jacques, lobster roasted with fennel. Paella, chicken in cream and Camembert cheese.

Winemaking :

  • Variety : Chardonnay 100%
  • Age of vines : 22 years
  • Yield of vines : 50 hl/ha
  • Irrigation : None
  • Harvest : Manual
  • Fermentation : French oak barrel (30% new)
  • Maturation : French oak barrel (30% new) during 12 months. Then 6 months in stainless tank. With the lees. Malolactic fermentation.
  • Type of yeast : Indigenous
  • Fining : Filtered
  • Cellar : 8-10 years
  • Decanting : No

For those interest a few bottles of the 2017 vintage are still available in stores

See the Press Review


Vintage 2018

  • Vinous (Antonio Galloni) : 90 pts.

Vintage 2017

  • Vinous (Antonio Galloni) : 91 pts.

Vintage 2015

  • Wine Advocate- R.Parker : 90-92 points

Vintage 2014

  • Wine Advocate - R. Parker: 88-90 pts.

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