Domaine Marc Morey

St. Aubin 1er Cru Charmois

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Sold by: Radford Dale Imports

R 687

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750 ml (Standard)


Cultivar:

100% Chardonnay

Country:

France

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Specifications:

13.30% alc vol Sugar g/l: N/A
Type: White Wine Cellaring Potential: 5 yrs+
Origin: Burgundy Appellation: Saint-Aubin 1er Cru

Tasting Notes:

"The riper aromas are composed by notes of white flowers, pear and apple liqueur and subtle matchstick nuances. The overtly rich and seductive flavors possess an almost creamy mid-palate texture that offers reasonably good length if only average depth. Again, this will drink well after only 2 to 3 years of age." AM

White Flowers
White Flowers

Apples
Apples

Citrus
Citrus

Pear
Pear

Domaine Marc Morey was founded just after the first world war by Fernand Morey. The first vineyard holdings comprised just a couple of hectares in Chassagne-Montrachet. Marc Morey took over in 1944 following his father's death, when he quickly expanded the property. He started to bottle directly at the Domaine, and Marc Morey et Fils rapidly became a well respected name in the village. Marc's daughter Marie-Josephine and her husband Bernard joined the family business in 1977. Today, Marc's grand-daughter, Sabine Mollard, is in charge of the estate and has been the winemaker since 2003.

The growing season was so hot that I was afraid that we were going to make another 2009 but in the end, no. I chose to begin picking on the 2nd of September and brought in spotlessly clean fruit that possessed good but not really high potential alcohols of between 12.8 and 13.3%. Acidities though were variable and a few of them were on the low side so I touched them up, though the additions were so low that I'm not sure that it really made much difference.

Vinification is flexible according to the vintage, with the wines resting on their lees for on average 10 months for the whites and 15 months for the reds in a maximum of 30% new oak barrels.

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