Ladoix Premier Cru “Les Gréchons” 2017

  • Behind its pale lemon color, our Ladoix Premier Cru “Les Gréchons” 2017 presents delicate aromas of frangipani flowers, lemon and pear alongside notes of honeysuckle, acacia, and cream. The palate reflects these flavors and displays hints of soft spices, almonds and lemon zest. Complex and balanced, this wine can be appreciated from now, even though it will take a few years to reach its best.

    ALCOHOL
    13.6% vol
    SERVING TEMP.
    12°C
    DRINKABILITY
    Now to 15 years
  • Ladoix is the final vineyard in northern Côte de Beaune before entering the Côte de Nuits. “Les Gréchons” is one of the highest plots positioned on the steep sides of the Hill of Corton, where you once could find ancient quarries. Steep sedimentary, fossil-rich soils produce an intense and mineral Chardonnay enjoyable today, but also ageable for years.

    APPELLATION
    Ladoix
    TYPE OF CRU
    Premier Cru
    ALTITUDE
    360 meters
  • Direct pressing of whole crop. 48-hours settling. Fermentation and aging in the same French oak barrels. Malolactic fermentation. Aging on fine lees for 16 months. Fining and light filtration before bottling.

    HARVEST
    September 13, 2017
    AGING
    16 months in 20% new French oak barrels
    PRODUCTION
    2,666 bottles

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