Full-bodied, complex Chardonnay from Santenays top producer
Developing aromatics of honeysuckle, fresh hazelnuts and orange peel. Medium-bodied and lightly oaked with flavours of vanilla and marzipan wrapped around a fruity core of lime, green apple and grapefruit. All rounded off by a long, mouth-wateringly saline finish.
- 92pts Robert Parker (Tasted Jan 22)
- 1/3 Aged 6 months in new oak
- Organically grown
Cellaring: Now to 2032
Food Pairing: Crab legs w/ butter, hazelnut-crusted cod, citrus flavoured chicken wings
“His winemaking becomes ever more accomplished with each passing year” William Kelley If Robert Parker dedicates an article to your estate (Wine Advocate, Aug ’21), you know you must be doing something right. Jean-Marc and Ann-Marie Vincent were influencers long before the advent of social media. With methods in the vineyard that more prestigious wineries are now starting to replicate, they have set the benchmark for Chardonnay in the region. These include high-density planting, raised canopies and the absence of anything resembling a tractor. While this may be one of the smaller wineries in the Cote D’or, it is also one of the most exciting.