Domaine Hubert Lamy : Chassagne-Montrachet 1er cru
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Domaine Hubert Lamy : Chassagne-Montrachet 1er cru "Les Macherelles" 2012

SKU:E812/12 Burgundy - Chassagne-Montrachet - White - 13° - More Info
  • Parker/WA : 88-90

2012 Chassagne-Montrachet Premier Cru, pure Chardonnay, Burgundy.

The 2012 Chassagne-Montrachet Premier Cru Les Macherelles from Domaine Hubert Lamy is pure Chardonnay. The vines grow on a mainly calcareous- clay soil and enjoy a good East orientation. The Macherelles climat (land with unique combination of weather conditions and soil composition) could get its name from high walls or property-line walls since a great amount of them exist on those lands. The vineyard is harvested under supervised control and enjoys a skilful vinification. The 2012 Chassagne-Montrachet Premier Cru Les Macherelles was aged in oak barrels for 17 months. This Burgundy wine displays a very pale yellow colour. The nose gives off an intense aromatic finesse on grilled and vanilla notes, with fresh fruit hints. The palate is round, strong and rich, with a fresh finish



Wine Advocate-Parker :
The 2012 Chassagne-Montrachet 1er Cru Les Macherelles was broody, obdurate and stubbornly closed on the nose when tasted out of barrel, but with encouragement reveals some lime leaf and even peppermint aromas. A tantalizing glimpse of what is to come? The palate is well-balanced with a taut entry and it demonstrates impressive weight, although compared to some of Olivier's other crus in 2012, I was seeking a little more tension and complexity on the finish.

Alcohol 13°
Grape varieties Chardonnay
Parker/WA 88-90
Meadow 89-92
Allergens Contains sulphites
Producer/Bottled by DOMAINE HUBERT LAMY 21190 ST AUBIN FRANCE
Appellation Chassagne-Montrachet
Color White
Availability In stock
Kosher No
Organic No
Country France
Producer Domaine Hubert Lamy
Wine certification AOC
Area Burgundy
Sweetness The crisp dry white wines
Vineyard Cote de Beaune
€820.00
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  • a box of 12 Bottles (75cl)

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