Wine Domaine Laroche, Chablis Grand Cru "Les Blanchots", 2002
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Wine bright yellow.
Strong but delicate, fresh, crisp taste of the wine has delicate shades of fresh fallen leaves, earth, truffles and a long finish.
The aroma of wine reveals a beautiful delicate bouquet with hints of lime green, mown hay and vanilla.
Wine is recommended to bring to the delicate fish dishes, to complex salads and snacks.
"Les Blanchots" made from Chardonnay grapes grown on old vines on kimmeridzhskih soils give the wine an incomparable aromatic mineral wealth and bright colors. After three weeks of fermentation, the wine is aged on the lees for three years in part (70%) in steel tanks, partly (30%) - in oak barrels.
Wine Grand Cru "Les Blanchots" - majestic, complex, has a great capacity for endurance - 15 years or more.
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 innovation Laroche put the company at the forefront of French wine. Chablis wine company "Laroche" highly valued by 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.