Wine Sancerre "Comte Lafond" Grande Cuvee AOC Rouge, 2012
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Reviews of purchase Sancerre "Comte Lafond" Grande Cuvee AOC Rouge, 2012
The wine is dark ruby color.
Taste wine elegant, juicy, well-structured, with velvety tannins and a long finish.
Wine charms luxurious fragrance with hints of red berries, violet and candied fruits.
Wine in perfect harmony with the noble pates, with roast meat and game, mushrooms.
Sancerre "Comte Lafon" Grand Cuvee - expressive red wine, embody the magic of Sancerre region and Pinot Noir. Sancerre AOC - one of the most eastern and most prestigious regions in the valley of Laura. The lion's share of territories here takes grapes Sauvignon Blanc, which is 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. Pinot Noir grown on these soils, luxurious and has a very expressive aroma with hints of strawberry, cherry, violets on the background of subtle shades of undergrowth. Notes of oak are the same components flavoring characteristics of the wine, but their intensity depends on the manufacturer and the method of vinification.
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.