Saint-Bris 2020

  • White
  • 75 cl

This Saint-Bris 2020 (Sauvignon) will be amazing on oysters and crustaceans. Mineral, it will be pleasant as an aperitif. To try absolutely on goat cheeses and of course with fish.

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Saint-Bris 2020

  • Complex

  • Powerful

  • Mineral

  • Fruity

  • Woody

 

Incredible white wine from Saint Bris, perfect atypicity of Northern Burgundy: wine made not from the famous Chardonnay grape variety, but from Sauvignon!

A blend of the burgundy wine tradition and the grape variety used in general in other regions (Loire for example), this wine brings very expressive aromas and a beautiful intensity.

The aromas will range from blackcurrant bud to broom through the spring undergrowth. Lychee can also be revealed on a Saint Bris of recent vintage.

On the palate a perennial wine but very well balanced, which will offer aromas of fruit with white flesh and lemon.

 

WINE SERVING TEMPERATURE: 11 to 14°

 

Map of the Saint-Bris appellation:
 

carte appellation vin saint bris

caractéristiques

  • Appellation

    Village
  • Type of Wine

    Quiet
  • Wine Making

    Tanks
  • Grape Variety

    Sauvignon
  • Harvest

    Manual
  • Burgundy Region

    Auxerrois
  • Vintage

    2020
  • Service

    12 to 14 degrees
appellation

Saint Bris

Wine Characteristics

This white wine made next door to Auxerre from the Sauvignon grape is often the colour of pale straw or light gold. Aromas are of citrus fruits (grapefruit, mandarin orange), peach, and crushed blackcurrant leaves with sometimes exotic scents (lychee). This complexity introduces a fruit which is full, flowery and tender, with a hint of salt and spice in the finish. Jammy and preserved-fruit aromas will appear as the wine ages. This is a wine that can be either enjoyed young or after having aged a few years.

Wine Steward’s Tip

Something of an oddity in Bourgogne, the Sauvignon grape here yields a wine remarkable for its splendid aromatic range, which makes it a frisky partner for oysters and crustaceans. Taken as a pre-dinner drink, it stimulates the taste-buds. It is magisterial with goat cheeses, and its vivacity enlivens all fish dishes and particularly Scandinavian-style recipes. It also harmonizes very well with highly-spiced curries or saffron-flavoured dishes.
Serving temperatures: 8 to 10°C as aperitif,10 to 11°C with food.
 

Situation

Lying alongside the river Yonne in the heart of the Auxerrois region, Saint-Bris-le-Vineux is an old stone-built village beneath which are extraordinary medieval cellars, running everywhere, the most astonishing examples of their kind in Bourgogne. They cover 3.5 ha, 60 metres underground. The quarries at nearby Bailly supplied the building stone for the Pantheon in Paris. Saint-Bris is definitely worth a visit.

Terroirs

The soils are derived from various Jurassic limestones ranging from Portlandian to Kimmeridgian. Alluvial soils and fossiliferous Lower Kimmeridgian limestone astartes are found alongside the river and at the foot of the marlylimestone slopes. The best situated plots are on the open hillside facing north, so maturation takes place under ideal conditions which favour the wine’s fruitcontent.

Source : https://www.bourgogne-wines.com

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