St.-Romain Blanc "Sous la Velle", Buisson
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St.-Romain Blanc "Sous la Velle", Buisson - 2015

Item # 18852 750mL
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Tasting Notes

Saint Romain is a small Burgundian village. In the finest of years, such as this one, the wines can age for anywhere from 5 to 10 years. This is a Chardonnay that's full of white flowers, toasted bread and yellow plums. There's a nice mineral element too that certainly rings of the chalk-based soils found so frequently in this region.

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Staff Pick Notes

A beautiful wine from Buisson that balances lightness and richness quite pleasantly. Saint-Romain is the region which lies farther west from the other Cotes de Beaune villages, at the foot of a high cliff. The sloping site benefits from excellent soils of limestone and marl that suit Chardonnay's personality. The Buisson family has been here in the same region since the 12th century, and bottling the wine in their name since only 1947. An organic vineyard, no irrigation or pesticides necessary with drainage like this. After the harvest aged 12 months in French Oak (10% new). Aromas of lemon, white flowers, fresh pastry and a richer palette of yellow apples, peaches, beeswax. Pair with a gooey Camembert.

- TD

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