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2017 Domaine Jean-Claude Bachelet et Fils Saint-Aubin Les Murgers des Dents de Chien

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Removed from a temperature and humidity controlled wine cellar

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RATINGS

93+ The Wine Advocate

...offering up a complex bouquet of citrus oil, pear, white flowers, marzipan and pastry cream...medium to full-bodied, with a satiny attack that segues into a tensile, structured and concentrated mid-palate that's built around a racy spine of acidity and chalky dry extract. Long and penetratingly mineral...brilliant...

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88-90Vinous / IWC

...quite powerful aromas with apple peelings, lemon curd and granite...palate is very well balanced with just a touch of honeyed texture...with a rounded, nutmeg and spice-tinged finish that lingers in the mouth.

REGION

France, Burgundy, Côte d'Or, Côte de Beaune, Saint Aubin, Les Murgers des Dents de Chien

Les Murgers des Dents de Chien is a 39.5-acre Premier Cru vineyard in the Saint-Aubin appellation, in Burgundy’s Cote de Beaune. Saint-Aubin has no Grand Crus, but there are 29 Premier Crus planted to Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. Les Murgers des Dents de Chien is on the eastern edge of the appellation and borders Puligny-Montrachet. Wine writers note that although the appellation of Saint-Aubin was in the past typically not given much attention by wine collectors, in recent decades it has been increasingly noted for the high quality of its wines.

TYPE

White Wine, Chardonnay, 1er (Premier) Cru

This white variety originated in Burgundy, but is now grown around the world. Its flexibility to thrive in many regions translates to wide flavor profile in the market. Chardonnay is commonly used in making Champagne and sparkling wines.