Comfortably positioned in the Côte de Beaune lies Saint Aubin, a village known for both red and white wine from Pinot Noir and Chardonnay grapes, respectively. What the village lacks in name recognition, it makes up for in its work ethic.
Sant Aubin is one of Burgundy’s most prolific vineyards, and one of its highest quality grand crus. In fact, early 75% of its plots hold the esteemed status of grand cru. Previously a Pinot Noir-dominant vineyard, Saint Aubin has recently responded to the growing demand for Chardonnay wines. Joining its neighbors, Puligny-Montrachet and Chassagne-Montrachet, Saint Aubin has reversed its direction by now dedicated its efforts towards Chardonnay in an almost 3 to 1 ratio against Pinot Noir. The Saint Aubin appellation, introduced in 1937, was followed 40 years later by its grand cru classification. Top Producers: Domaine François Carillon, Domaine Hubert Lam