Wine Domaine Laroche, Chablis 1-er Cru "Les Fourchaumes" Vieilles Vignes, 2018
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Wine beautiful golden-yellow color.
The wine has a strong, balanced, rounded taste with good concentration, balanced fresh acidity and expressive notes of ripe fruit and honey. The finish is long, mineral.
The wine has a fine, delicate flavor, which captured shades of ripe juicy fruit and nice creamy notes.
Wine perfectly paired with lobster, shrimp, white meat, fish, grilled, sushi.
Chablis 1-er Cru Les "Les Fourchaumes" Vieilles Vignes, 2011 - very elegant white wine with fresh, fragrant bouquet and a powerful, balanced flavor with bright tones of ripe fruit and honey. Thanks to the excellent structure of the wine can mature in the bottle to 15 years. Domain Laroche owns 7.65 hectares of vineyard "Le Fourche" having a high classification Premiers Crus. The old vines were planted by the father of Michel Laroche in 1970 on a hillside in the famous wine-growing region of Chablis. With south-west exposure, the vineyard is protected from the cold north winds. Thus, the accumulated heat of the day contributes to the early development of the vines and the relatively long growing season. As a result, the berries reach perfect maturity in not very good years. In the vineyards of human intervention is minimized - an overarching principle of Mr. Laroche, who believes that nature itself must express themselves. Crop harvested in mid-September. Within 12 hours of the process of cold grapes in the deposition tanks, which reduce the amount of sulfur dioxide. Next, the wort is fermented for 21 days at a temperature of 18 ° C, partially - in steel tanks (85%), partially - in oak casks (15%). They are also the wine is aged in the cellars for 9 months. At the final stage of fermentation the wine is easy, and bottled.
"Domaine Laroche Chablis 1-er Cru" Les Fourchaumes "Vieilles Vignes - Wine and spirits ... Its subtle fragrance brings a different dimension from calcareous soils reporting minerality, somewhere to the gardens with cherry blossoms. No wonder they say that Chablis combined with the wonderful Japanese cuisine! "- Natalia time sommelier.
Winery Domaine Laroche - a family business, which is considered one of the best wine producers in France. The company produces wines of Chablis from the middle of the XIX century. In 1967, at the head of the company stood Michel Laroche, the fifth generation of the family of winemakers, which is one of the few enthusiasts second half of XX century, thanks to the selfless work which revived quality winemaking in South of France. Thanks to Michel began the true flowering of the House Laroche, vineyard area increased from 6 to 100 hectares, of which 30 hectares are classified as Premiers Crus and 6 hectares - as Grand Cru. The company is headquartered in the medieval monastery Obediencerie, in the heart of Chablis. Here are the cellars and the economy.
Michel Laroche has a policy of natural wine production, but it is a true pioneer of winemaking. One of the innovations of the winery is to use a screw instead of a traditional cork. Bold but well-calculated set Domain Laroche innovation at the forefront of French wine. Laroche Chablis wines of highly regarded experts and connoisseurs. They are included in the prestigious wine lists of restaurants, they can be found in the best hotels in the world and at the reception for high-ranking persons.