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2014 Philippe Colin Chardonnay "Premier Cru Saint Aubin Les Combes"

Winery: Philippe Colin

Vintage: 2014

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Premier Cru Saint Aubin Les Combes"

Wine Category: Chardonnay

Grape blend: 100% Chardonnay

Region: Burgundy

State or country: France

Price: $63

Cases produced: 50

KWG Score: 92 (based on 3 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good+ (92)

Review date: May 31, 2016

Wine Review: This pale straw colored Chardonnay from Saint Aubin opens with mild apple bouquet with a hint of hickory. On the palate, this wine is medium bodied, slightly acidic and mouthwatering. The flavor profile is a tasty ripe Bosc pear with nicely integrated minerality. I also detected hints of oak and a touch of tangerine and lemon. The finish is dry and fades away nicely. I would pair this very nice Chard with grilled weisswurst. Enjoy - Ken

Winemaker Notes: Les Combes is a seamless union between delicacy and richness that is comparable to its neighbor, the Chassagne-Montrachet 1er Cru Les Chenevottes. Waxy and bright, flavors of white peach, apricot, pear and toasted vanilla emerge on both the nose and palate. A beautiful oak integration results in a hint of butter and a distinctive nutty character on the stunning finish.

Organic status: not organic

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