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Saint-Aubin Premier Cru “Les Pitangerets”

“Full-bodied in the mouth, silky, with a bright finish”

Saint-Aubin Premier Cru “Les Pitangerets”

In the heart of the Côte des Blancs, between Chassagne-Montrachet and Puligny-Montrachet, Saint Aubin is a wine producing village in the south of the Côte de Beaune. The land is rich in brown clay, with steeply sloping hills facing the East and South-east. Altitude varies from 300-350 meters.

  • Grape variety : Pinot Noir
  • Rootstock : SO4
  • Average age of vines : 35 years
  • Surface area : 0.30 hectares
  • Surface area : limestone-rich
  • Winemaking : 100% destemming, 12-15 day vatting period
  • Aging : barrels for 1 year, with 15% new barrels, then 6 months in stainless steel vats
  • Filtering : very light filtering before bottling
  • Bottling : after 18 months of aging
  • Best consumed : 4-8 years after bottling

The Chassagne-Montrachet vines were removed, and then replanted with Chassagne-Montrachet white.