2019 Pierre-Yves Colin Morey Saint-Aubin ‘Hommage A Marguerite’ 1er Cru
This wine is a blend of Chardonnay from 30-year-old vines from three premier crus in Saint-Aubin: ‘Les Perrieres,’ ‘Les Combes,’ and ‘Les Creots.’ The wine ferments and ages for 3 months in stainless steel and 14 months in French oak barrels (25% new). Produced using sustainable farming practices, indigenous yeasts, and bottled unfined / unfiltered.
Although no grand crus exist in the region, Saint-Aubin is home to a whopping 30 premier crus!
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The latest allocation from famous wife & husband duo of Caroline Morey & Pierre-Yves Colin is finally here! Pierre-Yves Colin, and his wife Caroline Morey come from two Burgundian STAR families. Caroline is the daughter of legendary Chassagne-Montrachet producer, Jean-Marc Morey and Pierre is the eldest son of the famed Saint Aubin producer, Marc Colin. After working as the winemaker at his father’s domaine from 1994 to 2005, Pierre established his own domaine from vineyards he inherited from his family. Since then he has rapidly become a star in the Cote de Beaune and is now considered one of Burgundy’s top producers. His choice to use larger demi-muid barrels and eschew the use of battonnage, makes each one of his bottlings a clear expression of its terroir and a study in mineral-driven Chardonnay. As scary as it may seem, with each new vintage his wines seem to get better and better. This is not only one of the top domaines in Chassagne-Montrachet, this is one of the greatest winemakers and domaines in the world.
All of PYCM’s cuvees are available in limited quantities, so grab them while you can! They won’t last long.