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Half bottle of The Society's White Burgundy 2021

White Wine from France - Burgundy
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While an incredibly challenging 2021 vintage saw much-reduced volumes, leading to an unfortunate but inevitable price rise, this is one of the tastiest vintages of this much-loved members’ favourite to date. Ripe and round with a broad, appley palate. For good reason this white Burgundy is consistently our bestselling wine. It's ongoing quality reflects the deep involvement in its selection by successive buyers and the skill of our ‘man on the ground’, Jean-Marc Darbon, who excels in sourcing the right blending options for us to work with.
Price: £7.95 Half Bottle
Price: £190.00 Case of 24
In Stock
Code: BU82502

Wine characteristics

  • White Wine
  • 2 - Dry
  • Chardonnay
  • 37.5cl (Half Bottle)
  • Drinking now
  • 13% Alcohol
  • Screwcap

  • 100ml of this wine contains 77 kcal
  • The bottle contains 4.9 units of alcohol
  • A 125ml glass of this wine contains 96 kcal and 1.6 units of alcohol


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Les Vins Aujoux

This is the source of the bulk of our Beaujolais for the last 50 years, and many members will also have tried the fruits of The Society’s work with this excellent Beaujolais-based négoce in the form of our bestselling white wine, The Society’s White Burgundy, sourced from the Mâcon.

Dealing with a négociant allows The Wine Society to pick and choose, often blending together from different estates in order to end up with a wine that is better than any of its parts.

Négoces have had a huge part to play in the recent history of Beaujolais, some of it not so good but some of it very positive. For all its apparent simplicity, Beaujolais is a complicated region that is often the victim of its own capricious climate with late frosts and violent hailstorms a common recurrence.

The one name that stands out for us is Dépagneux: Jean Dépagneux was the last of this illustrious merchant family who, with his partners, bought up a list of ailing names such as Aujoux, which had made its name selling Beaujolais to the once profitable Swiss market. Jean retired about a dozen years ago and his place was taken by a young and talented oenologist from Viré called Jean-Marc Darbon. One consequence of the change has been the meteoric rise in the quality of The Society’s White Burgundy.

Since 2002 Les Vins Aujoux have operated an office in the Languedoc-Roussillon in the deep south of France, sourcing a range of wines.

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