Bright yellow in colour with gold tints. Lively grapefruit aromas on the nose. The palate is medium bodied with crisp acidity and fresh citrus flavours. The finish is long, combining notes of lemon zest and apple with vanilla, as well as stony, mineral complexity.
Domaine Laroche epitomises Chablis. The quality of their wines is impeccable, with all wines carrying the Chablis hallmark of crystalline purity and steely minerality. Laroche were the first Burgundian producer to move to screwcaps in 2002 and now all their wines, from Petit Chablis through to Grand Cru, are now closed under stelvin. The domaine has been built up over the past 160 years, but a dynamism that is unusual in such a venerable producer permeates everything Laroche does. Michel.. read more
The wine was whole bunch pressed, giving a more delicate, fine juice. This was then settled for 12 hours at between 12-15°C, before being fermented for two weeks at 17°C (15% was fermented and aged in oak barrel, 85% in stainless steel). The wine aged for nine months before a light filtration to preserve the natural character of the wine.