The Saint-Bris wine appellation is located in the Burgundy region of France and is notable for being the only appellation in Burgundy to produce white wines from the Sauvignon Blanc grape variety. The vineyards of Saint-Bris are located on hills and limestone soils.
The white wines of Saint-Bris have a distinctive character that is defined by the Sauvignon Blanc grape. They often present expressive aromas of citrus fruits, green apple and sometimes subtle grassy notes. The wines are generally lively and refreshing, and can be enjoyed young for their fruity vitality or kept for several years to develop additional complexity.
Saint-Bris has a history in wine production dating back to the Middle Ages, and this rich legacy is felt in the winemaking traditions of the area. Being distinct from other Burgundian appellations, Saint-Bris is appreciated for its unique range of white wines.
Winemakers in Saint-Bris are dedicated to creating wines that express the potential of the Sauvignon Blanc grape and terroir. Using modern and traditional techniques, they strive to capture the characteristics of the area in every bottle. The white wines of Saint-Bris are an interesting and refreshing variation within the spectrum of Burgundy wines.