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Pierre Lamy Saint-Aubin ‘Les Frionnes’ Blanc 1982

Three "M"s: Marvellous, majestic, magnificent
  • $146.00

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Primary Notes: Apple

Secondary Notes: Butter Brioche

Tertiary Notes: Wood

Body: Full

Dryness: Dry

Acidity: Medium

Tannin: Light

Alcohol (%): 12.5

Origin: Burgundy, France

Maker: Pierre Lamy

Grape: Chardonnay

Fermentation: Heavy Wood

Awards: Underrated!

Decanting: Up to 30 minutes

Serving Temperature: Serve between 8–10 degrees.

Asian Food Pairing: Dim sum, chilli crab, miso baked salmon

Western Food Pairing: spaghetti vongole, truffle and mushroom pasta, halibut

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Pierre Lamy Saint-Aubin ‘Les Frionnes’ Blanc 1982

Pierre Lamy Saint-Aubin ‘Les Frionnes’ Blanc 1982 is a full-bodied and rich Chardonnay. Clear and bright appearance with a golden yellow hue and greenish tints. Charming and expressive nose of ripe fruits, warm brioche, fresh butter and a pleasantly incorporated woodiness. The aromas follow through to the elegant palate, which has an extremely delicate texture and closes in a majestic finish.


100% Chardonnay. The fruit comes from vines that grow in Saint-Aubin, a wine-growing village in the southern part of Cote de Beaune (the heartland of great white Burgundies) that is a close neighbour of Montrachet. The vines grow in white clay soils with a high limestone content on steep slopes with an east-southeast exposure. Altitude varies between 300–350 metres.

Vinification and fermentation in stainless steel tanks. Ageing for 10 months in oak barrels. Cold stabilisation and filtering before bottling.