Domaine René Lequin-Colin

Burgundy | Côte de Beaune | Santenay

The wines of this domaine emphasize purity and transparency. From 1er and grand cru holdings in Santenay and Chassagne-Montrachet, vigneron François Lequin lets each site speak in the clearest possible voice through organic farming and “a small hand” in the cellar. There is a bright freshness to the wines, from the Retour aux Racines that is a complete departure from basic Bourgogne Blanc to the regal, but never overbearing Bâtard-Montrachet. The pinot noirs are charming and fruit-driven, marked by drinkability and finesse. Altogether, the Lequin-Colin range represents a rare opportunity to tap into tremendous quality and value in Burgundy.

Domaine René Lequin-Colin 2020 Bourgogne Chardonnay "Retour aux Racines"

100% from the “Lavau” parcel in Santenay, where there is a predominance of chalk in the soil and very little topsoil, this chardonnay is fermented in 100% oak, with 10-20% new from Chassin and Rousseau coopers. The wine is 12 months in oak and 3 months in tank after malolactic and final racking off the fine lees before bottling. The wine is unfined and unfiltered and complete depature form the basic Bourgogne Chardonnay.

  • 2020
  • Chardonnay
  • Bourgogne
  • France
  • Burgundy
  • Côte de Beaune
  • Certified Organic by Ecocert
  • La Vau
  • West
  • Clay, limestone
  • 12 months barrel (10% new), 3 months stainless
  • Neutral barrel (10% new)
  • 750 ml

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