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Domaine Chanson Savigny-Lès-Beaune Hauts Marconnets 1er Cru 2009, France

Rating
92.00
Year
2009
Region
Burgundy
Varietal
Chardonnay
Food Pairing
Chicken cutlets or fish sautéed in butter
Price
$32.95

The nose offers up a classic white Burgundy hint of mineral and struck match, evidence of the wine's extended contact with spent yeast cells in barrel. It's a lovely thing when subtle, and fortunately that's the case here. This complex chardonnay is medium-full-bodied, with juicy tropical fruit, a whisper of vanilla and fresh acidity. It would be splendid with chicken cutlets or fish sautéed in butter. Available in Ontario.

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Beppi Crosariol writes about wine and spirits in the Globe Life and Style sections.He has been The Globe's wine and spirits columnist for more than 10 years. In the late 1990s, he also wrote a food trends column called The Biting Edge.Beppi used to cover business law for ROB and previously edited the paper's weekly technology section. More

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