Wine Laporte, Sancerre AOC "Le Rochoy" White, 2012
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Reviews of purchase Laporte, Sancerre AOC "Le Rochoy" White, 2012
Wine brilliant golden straw color.
The wine has a rich, full-bodied, well-built with a bright creamy taste sour. Long aftertaste marked mineral notes.
The distinctive aroma of the wine reveals hints of gooseberry, pineapple, grapefruit, flowers and honey.
Wine is an excellent aperitif, goes well with fish dishes, seafood salad and goat cheese.
Elegant white fruity wine Sancerre "Le Rochoy" is created from the selected grape varieties Sauvignon Blanc grown in the vineyard "Le Roch" - pride Domain Lyaport. Once on-site vineyard located Gallo-Roman quarries, which were called "Rochetum", hence was born the name "Rosu". Vineyard "Le Roch", located on a slope, has long been known for its unique gravelly soil with a high content of silicon through which the wine acquires a delightful citrus and mineral nuances. Vineyard area of 10 hectares, yield - 45 hl / ha.
Fermentation of wine Sancerre "Le Roch" is made in steel tanks at controlled room temperature 15-20 ° C for 10 days. Malolactic fermentation is performed. At the end of fermentation, the wine is aged 5 months to draft a noble and at least another month matures in bottles. Wine storage capacity - up to 7 years.
Winery Domaine Laporte (Domain Lyaport) was founded in 1850 in the heart of the prestigious Sancerre region, and today it is known worldwide for its wines of the highest quality. Domain Lyaport located in the Loire Valley, 200 km from Paris. Sancerre vineyards cover an area of 2300 square meters. m. Here on 20 acres of vines planted Sauvignon Blanc for white wines, the rest of the (5 hectares) planted with Pinot Noir vines to create a delightful red and rosé wines. The domain is located on the edge of the valley called La Cassure de Sancerre, a unique geological formation contains two types of soil: limestone - on the one side of the valley and flint - on the other. Grapes growing on two types of soils from different parts of vinification is made separately, according to the characteristics of the soil, so that each wine is endowed with individual characteristics.