Appellation: Cotes du Roussillon (Roussillon region)

 

Grapes: Grenache Blanc (65%), Maccabeu (35%)

 

Farming: Organic (certified)

 

Aromatics: Nectarine on the noise, honey and white flowers.

 

Palate: Beautiful texture, white peach, great balanced, intensity and minerality.

 

About the wine: High elevation cool climate vineyard (500 meters), 45 years old vines. The vines sit on acidic terroir made of gneiss and broken-down granite with some pockets of quartz. Hand harvested, low yields. Natural yeast fermentation, malolactic fermentation, 8 months ageing in barrels (old demi-muits). Minimal intervention in the cellar. Low sulphur.

 

When to drink: Drink now or in the next 3-4 years.

 

Service: 10 to 12 degrees C.

 

Food match: Fish with a sauce, shellfish, white meats or fresh goat cheese.

2019 Domaine Laguerre, AOC Cotes du Roussillon 'EOS Blanc'

$44.00Price