2019 Domaine Goisot Bourgogne Cotes d'Auxerre Gueules de Loup Blanc

Single-vineyard Chardonnay from a stunningly beautiful biodynamic site.

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This single-vineyard Chardonnay from Domaine Goisot is named after the beautiful vineyard it hails from, Gueules de Loup (named after the snapdragon flower, but translating literally as 'wolf's mouth').

The vineyard has some of northern Burgundy's purest limestone soils, which sing throughout this wine, offering a cool, crunchy, mineral edge. It has a powerful and elegant mouthfeel, too, with width that reveals its generosity and complexity.

It's a truly gorgeous expression of this marvellous site, with astounding purity and concentration.

Biodynamic. Gueules de Loup is arguably the most picturesque vineyard of the Côtes d’Auxerre and is named after the beautiful flowers (snapdragons) that flourish in its soils. This one-hectare site faces south/southeast, and the soils are almost pure limestone, which lends this cuvée its wonderful, mineral backbone (although it lacks nothing for flesh as well). The vines are over 40 years old. The Goisots believe this is a terroir quite similar to the 1er Cru Vaillons in Chablis, but there is more ‘white Burgundy’ personality here than we have ever seen from Vaillons. Maturation is all in barrels, on lees.

93 Points - "The 2019 Bourgogne Côtes d’Auxerre Gueules de Loup Blanc has a fragrant nose of orange pith, frangipane, pear and white Chinese tea, all very detailed and poised. The palate shows wonderful balance and real weight and density. Lightly spiced toward the finish, which feels composed and effortless, offering subtle pineapple and guava on the aftertaste. This is a brilliant wine from Goisot." - Neal Martin (Vinous)

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