2012 St Aubin, Derrière Chez Edouard, 1er Cru, Rouge, Domaine Hubert Lamy

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With a brilliant purple colour, and a dense, dark raspberry concentration, there is lovely balance in the mouth, and very good length. This is a smart wine reflecting its white marlstone soil. Jasper Morris MW, Burgundy Wine Director Olivier Lamy began harvesting early for certain plots (on 16th September) and then took the time to pick individual vineyards as they ripened. It proved to be a small but perfectly healthy vintage in St Aubin, with superbly concentrated wines. Olivier has decided to use very little new oak; 20% for his red wines and none for the white. The reds didn’t need much s