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Pierre Janny Saint-Véran Merloix 2020
Pierre Janny Saint-Véran Merloix 2020
Pierre Janny Saint-Véran Merloix 2020

Pierre Janny Saint-Véran Merloix 2020

Product Code: 0620F011
BOTTLE (75CL) £14.95
CASE OF 12 BOTTLES £179.40
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It is not surprising that Saint-Véran 2020 has become one of our top three best-selling wines this year. This has long been a favourite of mine, I always have great pleasure in opening and then drinking. Auberon Waugh wrote in The Spectator of Saint-Véran as great white burgundy on the cheap - we should all buy as much as we can. He was of course right. The Janny family's Saint-Véran was one of the very first wines sent to me in Scotland that I had spotted in the Guide Hachette when we were starting FromVineyardsDirect. When I tasted it I thought if we can offer wines of this quality, this will really work.

This latest release hails from a classic vintage and is one to drink, but also to keep. A first-class, creamy and rich white Burgundy lovely to drink lightly chilled as an aperitif or with pretty much any food.

 - David Campbell, Founder of FromVineyardsDirect

"By sheer coincidence, I had splashed out on a bottle of 1er Cru Chassagne-Montrachet the evening before tasting this wine from further south in Burgundy. I could have bought nine of these for the price paid, and whilst I am in no way claiming this is of Chassagne 1er Cru standards, I have to say there were genuine similarities and the wines were not as far apart as those prices would suggest. Balanced, elegant, typical Saint-Véran, the touches of oatmeal and crushed almond over pristine white fruits move on to a gently honeyed palate, the racy acidity sharpening the finish after some sweet and luscious mid-palate fruit. A touch of stony minerality also adds to the subtle complexity." (previous review)
Tom Cannavan, WINE-PAGES.COM

How does the wine taste?
A delicate wine with flowery aromas and citrus nuances. Lively and fruity on the palate, it is the perfect accompaniment for seafood and much else.

Grape: /Chardonnay
Region: /Burgundy
Country: /France
Unit: /Bottle (75cl)
I was delighted with my first order of a case of Saint-Veran. It has been enjoyed by friends and family alike, and I am now enjoying my second order. Highly recommended.
Richard - May 2021
I'm a massive fan of this chardonnay and this wine was drunk with real pleasure. Not the creamiest St Veran I've had but still equally delicious!
John - July 2020


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