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3.9
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4.3

Domaine Larue Saint-Aubin 1er Cru 'Les Combes'

Domaine Larue
2017
2020
$56.00
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750 mL
Wine Type
White Wine
RegionBurgundy
Alcohol Level
Country
France
SubregionSaint-Aubin 1er Cru 'Les Combes'
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GrapesChardonnay
Wine Description:
Domaine Larue Saint-Aubin 1er Cru 'Les Combes' is a highly sought-after wine that showcases the expertise of its producer. Hailing from the prestigious Saint-Aubin appellation, this wine is crafted from grapes grown in the renowned 'Les Combes' vineyard. The vineyard's unique features, such as its well-drained limestone soils and optimal sun exposure, contribute to the wine's exceptional quality. The winemaking process involves careful selection and gentle handling of the grapes, resulting in a wine that beautifully balances elegance and complexity. With its vibrant acidity, expressive aromatics, and a harmonious blend of fruit and minerality, this wine embodies the distinctive style of Saint-Aubin, making it a true gem for wine enthusiasts.
Pros:
  • Elegant and refined flavor profile
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Cons:
  • Some individuals may find the acidity of the wine to be too high, especially if they prefer wines with a softer mouthfeel.
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User Rating:

3.9
Regularly Reviewed

Expert Rating:

4.3

Wine Expert Note:

The Domaine Larue Saint-Aubin 1er Cru 'Les Combes' is an exceptional wine that showcases the unique characteristics of the Saint-Aubin appellation. On the nose, this wine offers a bouquet of delicate floral notes, such as white flowers and acacia, accompanied by hints of citrus fruits and ripe apples. These aromas create a refreshing and inviting olfactory experience. The palate is equally impressive, with a harmonious balance between the vibrant acidity and the rich, creamy texture. Flavors of juicy pear, lemon zest, and a touch of minerality dance on the taste buds, leaving a long and satisfying finish. Pair this exquisite wine with seafood dishes, such as grilled scallops or poached lobster, to enhance its delicate nuances. Alternatively, it can be savored on its own as a delightful aperitif.
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