Saint-Aubin Premier Cru

Les Frionnes

Tasting Notes

Nose : The wine is thin and mineral with white flower notes.

Palate : Precise and fresh at first, the midpalate is complex, blending minerality with a nice fruity flavor.

Laying : Drink after two or three years or lay down for seven to nine years depending on the vintages.

Terroir

The parcel is at the bottom of the hill, right next to Saint-Aubin, It faces south.

Soil

Chalky, clayey

Grape Variety

100% Chardonnay.

Age of the vines

35 years.

Harvesting

100% Manual.

Destemming

No destemming but a crushing before the pneumatic pressing.

Winemaking

After pressing, the must is directly put into barrels where the alcoholic and malolactic fermentations take place. Aged entirely in barrels with 15% new barrels.

Alcohol

13% Vol.

Ageing

About 10 months.

Production

About 3 500 bottles.

Best served with

Shellfish, Fish terrine, fish with light sauce.