2016 Domaine Marc Colin St. Aubin 1er Cru "Les Charmois"

SKU #1349629 Decanter

 Le Charmois is located on the Chassagne side of St-Aubin and the wine is more aromatically extrovert than the Chatenière, with a bouquet of pear, toasted wheat and preserved lemon. It's also more textural and glossy, but retains the tension and energy common to almost all of Colin’s wines this year.Drinking Window 2021 - 2035. (WK)  (10/2017)

Robert Parker's Wine Advocate

 The 2016 St Aubin 1er Cru le Charmois has a touch of licorice on the nose that neatly complements the subtle notes of dried honey and beeswax. The palate is well balanced with fine tannin, although unlike its fellow Saint-Aubins this vintage, it does not quite follow up the complexity of the aromatics in the mouth and it needs to develop more terroir expression on the finish. Not bad, but not the best this year. (NM)  (12/2017)

K&L Notes

91pts Jasper Morris (MW) :"Pure clear colour, the nose is softer and a little richer but with less tension. Fills the mouth nicely, a touch of graphite reduction, medium bodied, less personality, soft cashmere style." (01/2018)

Share |
Price: $54.99

Real Time Inventory by location:

The item you have chosen is in stock, and has inventory in our warehouse and one or more stores. Below is the current quantity on hand information for this product within our database. It is never more than five minutes old. Additionally, our shopping cart looks at real time inventory so when you add an item to you cart we will do an immediate check of available inventory and alert you if there are any issues.

Location Qty
Hollywood: 1
Main Warehouse: 1
Product turnaround time varies by location of inventory and your chosen method of shipping/pickup. For a detailed explanation click here.

Additional Information:



- It's hard to believe that up until about 30 years ago, this extremely popular varietal hid behind the veil of geographical names like Chablis and Puligny-Montrachet. Now grown all over the world and bottled by its varietal name, Chardonnay has achieved a level of branding unlike any other wine. Surprisingly, though, what you get when you buy Chardonnay can differ greatly from country to country and even within one country, depending on the climate where it's grown and how it is vinified and aged. From fresh, crisp and minerally with apple and lemon notes to rich and buttery with tropical fruit overtones, Chardonnay runs the gamut. In France's Burgundy, Chardonnay is the source of the prized wines of Chablis, Corton-Charlemagne, Mâcon, Meursault and Montrachet. It also the foundation of exceptional Champagne, where it is blended with Pinot Noir and Pinot Meunier or vinified on its own into Blanc de Blancs. It is also extremely popular in California, and is gaining popularity in Australia, New Zealand, Italy, Spain and South Africa.


- When it comes to wine, France stands alone. No other country can beat it in terms of quality and diversity. And while many of its Region, Bordeaux, Burgundy and Champagne most obviously, produce wine as rare, as sought-after and nearly as expensive as gold, there are just as many obscurities and values to be had from little known appellations throughout the country. To learn everything there is to know about French wine would take a lifetime. To understand and appreciate French wine, one only has to begin tasting them.


- The province of eastern France, famous for its red wines produced from Pinot Noir and its whites produced from Chardonnay. (Small of amounts of Gamay and Aligoté are still grown, although these have to be labeled differently.) The most famous part of the region is known as the Côte d'Or (the Golden Slope). It is divided into the Côte de Beaune, south of the town of Beaune (famous principally for its whites), and the Côte de Nuits, North of Beaune (home of the most famous reds). In addition, the Côte Chalonnaise and the Mâconnais are important wine growing regions, although historically a clear level (or more) below the Côte d'Or. Also include by some are the regions of Chablis and Auxerrois, farther north.