A fine bouquet of white flowers and ripe pear leads to a generous and creamy palate. The finish is long and elegant, with a well balanced acidity to support the stone fruit and floral character.
Mas La Chevali̬re was established by Michel Laroche in 1995 near B̩ziers in the Languedoc, after ten years of searching for the right vineyards. Today G̩raud Blanc heads up the winemaking along with Gr̩gory Viennois who oversees the winemaking at all of the Laroche estates. Mas La Chevali̬re strives for aromatic freshness and pure varietal character in its wines. The reds are ripe yet sinewy and the whites are perfumed yet rich and all the wines display an elegance that is not always.. read more
All the bunches were whole pressed, which is a technique used in Chablis for top quality wines, to retain the maximum of fine flavours and aromas in the grapes. 80% of the wine was vinified in stainless steel, which has ensured a vibrant, fresh style and 20% was fermented and aged in French oak barrels for 14 months. There was no malolactic fermentation which also helped retain the natural freshness. 15% Viognier was used in the blend to add extra complexity and weight. The two varieties were only blended just before bottling.