Wine Domaine Laroche, Petit Chablis, 2016
Reviews of purchase Domaine Laroche, Petit Chablis, 2016
Wine pale golden color.
The wine shows a beautiful acidity, dense body and subtle shades of green fruit.
The wine has a pure vegetable flavor.
Wine is served as an aperitif, accompanied by seafood, fish and white meat.
White wine Domaine Laroche, Petit Chablis, 2013 is "simple, clean and slightly grassy bouquet ... extensive, dense body and expressive acidity. The taste of wine is filled with vibrant shades of green vegetable fruit ..." - Neil Martin, "Wine Advocate" , August 2014
Petit Chablis wine is made from grapes of Chardonnay, resulting from its own vineyards and on the basis of long-term contracts with independent producers of the best vineyards of Chablis Petit area, which occupies 557 hectares. Crop harvested in late September. Winery berries crushed using a pneumatic press, a cold wort passes maceration for 12 hours at a temperature of from 12 to 15 ° C in large containers, specially designed for this purpose, precluding contact with air. After 15 days of fermentation in steel containers at 16 ° C, and malolactic fermentation, the wine is maintained between 4 and 6 months of lees in stainless steel vats. Minimal performed before bottling filtration, filling is carried out at low pressure to retain the character of the wine.
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.