Wine Baron de Ladoucette, "Comte Lafond" Grande Cuvee Rose, Sancerre AOC, 2016
Reviews of purchase Baron de Ladoucette, "Comte Lafond" Grande Cuvee Rose, Sancerre AOC, 2016
Wine rich golden color with light greenish hues.
Exquisite taste of wine, full, multi-faceted, with delicate fruity flavor and juicy acidity on the finish.
Complex, multi-layered aroma of the wine is filled with citrus, herbal and mineral tones, nuances of river stone.
The wine is recommended to serve as an aperitif, as well as fish dishes, crustaceans and molluscs, salads, hard cheeses made from goat's milk.
Sancerre "Comte Lafon," 2012 - an elegant, well-balanced white wine, dressed in a uniquely shaped bottle that is worthy of continuing the great ruler "Grande Cuvée".
For the production of Sancerre "Comte Lafond" Grande Cuvee selects the best grapes Sauvignon Blanc. Except grapes from their own sites, Baron de Lyadusett uses harvest purchased from local producers. Fermentation takes place in a stainless steel tank at a controlled temperature. Then the wine is aged for several months on the lees and bottled. The wine can be drunk now or keep until 2025.
Vineyards farms are located in De Ladoucette appellasone Sancerre - one of the most eastern and most prestigious regions in the valley of Laura. Sauvignon Blanc is a very common variety in the region, and the wine produced from it are famous throughout the world for its unparalleled freshness, minerality, distinct smokiness. Red and rose wines are created exclusively from Pinot Noir, but they represent only one-fifth of its annual production of the region. Its magnificence Sancerre wines largely due to the unique terroir. Key ingredients in the soil is limestone, marl, clay, and silica, which are in different provinces have different percentages. Limestone and silicon have a positive effect on grape Sauvignon Blanc, which is so prevalent in these areas. The modern style of this sort is stable fruity tones, hints of gooseberry and citrus, beautiful harmony of mineral and spicy acidity.
In the XVIII century Count Lafond bought the largest vineyards in the region illegitimate daughter of the French king Louis XV. Winemaking was not the main activities of the family, it was more of a hobby. However, the wine produced was very good, as evidenced by the fact that one of the white wines produced Count Lafond, was Napoleon's favorite wine. Winery Count flourished until the end of the XIX century until the vines were almost destroyed during the invasion of phylloxera. In such a deplorable state vineyards got in 1972 a young Patrick de Lyadusetu.
Baron Patrick de Lyaduset, a descendant of Count Lafond - man, affect the reputation of wines from the Loire Valley. Taking business management into their own hands at the age of twenty, energetic Baron quickly improve the quality and raised the prestige of Pouilly Fumé,, Sancerre and Vouvray worldwide. Today Baron de Lyaduset - one of the most influential winemakers and House de Lyaduset is the largest wine house in the Loire Valley, the undisputed king of aristocracy, quality and individuality. De Ladoucette owns more than 200 acres of vineyards and produces wines of the highest quality.