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A. & P. de Villaine - Bourgogne Cote Chalonnaise Les Clous Aime 2021 (750ml)

Price: $59.99

Sale Price: $54.99

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Producer A. & P. de Villaine
Country France
Region Burgundy
Subregion Cote Chalonnaise
Varietal Chardonnay
Vintage 2021
Sku ABW23071803
Size 750ml

Decanter: 95 Points

From the family domaine of Aubert de Villaine who, in 2022, stepped down as co-manager of Domaine de la Romanée Conti after 48 years. In this 2021 vintage wine, instead of being sourced solely from Bouzeron, seven parcels of certified organic, old-vine Chardonnay grown on mainly limestone soils in De Villaine’s home appellation were blended with grapes from the Les SaintJacques vineyard in Rully. Andy Howard MW: Floral, waxy aromas, and a touch of honey. Great balance with concentration and fruit weight, crisp acidity and subtle oak character. Beatrice Bessi: Ripe fruit profile with a layer of smoky, oaky flavours, yet refreshing and vibrant, savoury, leaning on the citrus fruit to lift the texture. Good quality. Georgina Crawley: Creamy nose, very engaging, with hints of lemon verbena adding to pastry and butter. Golden fruit, acacia honey and some lemon and grapefruit bite, with energy and tension.