This wine is gold in colour with a very expressive nose. Notes of yellow peach, apricot and citrus fruits are supported by vanilla nuances from judicious oak ageing. The elegant palate has good concentration and medium body. Ripe fruit, well-balanced oak and bright acidity highlight the complexity of the wine. 14.5% ABV.
Philippe le Hardi owns 25 hectares of vineyards in the Côte d'Or, including four hectares in Saint Aubin 'En Vesvau'. The soils here are free-draining with a mixture of clay and sand, and a subsoil which has a high limestone content. This forces the roots of the vine to dig deep to find the vital nutrients and water they need, which in turn results in a high concentration of flavour within the fruit.