2016 Domaine Hubert Lamy St. Aubin "La Princee" (Pre-Arrival)

SKU #1343030 88-90 points Vinous

 (an assemblage of ten parcels that yielded around 50 hectoliters per hectare as Lamy's village vines in Saint-Aubin were not affected by frost): Aromas of lemon and lime with a touch of reduction. Juicy, penetrating and nicely delineated, with a strong lemon drop flavor buttressed by sappy minerality and complicated by a whiff of chlorophyll. Not a particularly fleshy wine but finishes with lovely length and grip. From very minerally terroirs, notes Lamy.(ST)  (9/2017)


 Aromas of apple, lemon oil and white flowers introduce a bright, energetic, medium-full wine with good cut and almost saline minerality. This attractively floral, pure wine should drink well out of the gates. Drinking Window 2019 - 2026.(WK)  (10/2017)

Robert Parker's Wine Advocate

 The 2016 Saint-Aubin La Princée comes from ten different parcels, each affected by frost to different degrees according to Olivier Lamy. It has a fresh lime and Granny Smith apple scented bouquet. The palate is fresh with bitter lemon, great tension, not shrill but certainly sharp with a precise saline finish. Angular at the moment, give this 12 months in bottle, then drink over the next 3 or 4 years.(NM)  (12/2017)

K&L Notes

91pts Jasper Morris(MW): "Yields varied between 15 hl/ha where frosted and 50 where not, which was two thirds of the vines. Good weight of fruit, with white fruit notes, lovely energy on the palate, quite broad shouldered but this is balanced by good acidity. Lemon notes, plus white stone fruit."(01/2018)

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