Just to be confusing, there is a sector of Saint-Aubin called Gamay. In fact it is planted with Chardonnay and produces accessible wine like this. Dominated by wood aging at this stage, this wine is ripe with yellow fruits that are balanced by the intense acidity. It is still young but will be delicious. Drink from 2022.
Saint-Aubin 1er Cru “Sur Gamay” Reviews
A pretty, ripe and agreeably fresh nose offers up mostly floral and white-fleshed fruit scents though there is a hint of peach present as well. There is fine density and a lovely mouth feel to the round yet vibrant middle weight flavors that exude a very fine bead of minerality that adds a touch of lift to the nicely balanced finale. This is already drinking well but this could be held for a few years first in the interest of developing a bit more overall depth. 89/2017+
A pungent nose mixes notes of mild reduction, wood and a distinct resin character. There is good punch and detail to the delicious middle weight flavors that possess a refreshing, clean and dry finish of moderate depth and length where the wood found on the nose resurfaces. This is crisp and brisk and though it could easily be enjoyed now I would suggest cellaring it for 2 to 3 years to allow a bit more depth to develop. That said, if you’re going to try a bottle young I would advise decanting it for 20 minutes or so first. 88/2016+