Saint-Véran En Combe 2015

BRET BROTHERS

Saint-Véran En Combe
2015

$66.31*

* Suggested retail price
Product code
894576
Format
6 x 750ml
Listing type
Speculative
Status
Unavailable
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
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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. Jancis Robinson has been saying so for years, and in a recent Wall Street Journal article renowned novelist and wine columnist Jay McInerney declared Domaine de la...

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Press reviews

Wine Advocate

- 90 points -

August 2017

The 2015 Saint-Veran en Combe comes from 40-year-old vines in the Chasselas village, with southwest exposure on iron-rich soils. It has a light, slightly waxy bouquet, with hints of fennel and broom emerging with time. The palate is well balanced with crisp acidity, showing more weight than Bret Brothers' cluster of Viré-Clessé that I tasted previously and with a brisk, lemongrass-tinged finish that displays impressive persistence. This is worth hunting down.

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