Wine Sancerre "Comte Lafond" Grande Cuvee AOC Rouge, 2008
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Reviews of purchase Sancerre "Comte Lafond" Grande Cuvee AOC Rouge, 2008
The wine is dark ruby color.
Juicy taste of wine, noble and tart, with velvety tannins. A long complex finish.
The wine has a rich aroma with notes of red berries, musk, violet and tobacco.
Wine in perfect harmony with ham, pate, beef, veal osso Bucco, various cheeses.
The history of wine house De Lyadusett is as follows: 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 activity 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 Lyadusettu.
Baron Patrick de Lyadusett, 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 20 years, energetic Baron quickly improve the quality and raised the prestige of Pouilly Fumé,, Sancerre and Vouvray worldwide. Today Baron de Lyadusett - one of the most influential winemakers and House de Lyadusett 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.