Saint-Véran La Combe Des Roches 2017

LA SOUFRANDIERE

Saint-Véran La Combe Des Roches
2017

  • Organic
  • Biodynamic
Product code
820366
Format
6 x 750ml
Listing type
Open
Status
Available
Country
France
Regulated designation
Appellation origine controlée (AOC)
Region
Burgundy
Subregion
Maconnais
Appellation
Saint-Véran
Varietal(s)
Chardonnay 100 %
Color
White
Sugar
Dry
Closure type
Cork
Availability
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About this winery

Historically Macon was known primarily as a source of vast quantities of cheap white wines made by village cooperatives - reliable everyday wines, but no match for the great whites of the Cote de Beaune. But that was then and this is now, and today Macon's whites are recognized to be among the very best wine values on the planet. The Bret family are relative newcomers as winegrowers in Macon - they have only been at it for three generations. The evolution of their family business, from grape...

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Press reviews

Wine Anorak

- 94 points -

Treve Ring, December 2019

Mostly stainless steel. Green tea and herb detail. Mineral and finely spiced with lovely precision. Apple and pear richness with a lemony core. Very fine. 94/100 (JG)

Such a wine. Incredibly profound, with broken stones, green apple, lemon, and herbal lees driving the streamline palate. Acidity holds this tautly strung, and vibrating on the very lengthy finish. Great future ahead. 94/100 (TR)

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Wine Advocate

- 92 points -

September 2019

From a north-facing climat, the 2017 Saint-Véran La Combe DesRoches opens in the glass with aromas of citrus oil, crisp green apple and white flowers. On the palate, it's medium to full-bodied, satiny and incisive, with lively acids and a chalky, precise finish. This is a very strong showing from this new cuvée for La Soufrandière.

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