Laherte Les Grandes Crayères

Year
2016
Size
75 cl
SKU:
ZG-CLF0005
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Discover this wine of the series of "Terroir Fundamental Cuvées" which manifests the particular and complex Terroir of Les Coteaux Sud d’Epernay : a plot with soft soil and Campanian Chalk present at 20 cm depth. This is the second edition of this single vineyard which Aurélien Laherte decided to vinify separatly and create a new single vineyard cuvee to present this Chardonnay with finesse and structure.

Cultivation :

Ecological, vines grown with respect to nature. 

Assemblage : 

100% Chardonnay. Selection Massale and blend of new and old rootstocks. West facing plot.

Vinification :

  • Picked by hand when fully riped
  • Traditionally pressed
  • Alcoholic fermentation made in barrels
  • No Malolactic fermentation
  • Ageing on fine lees for 30 months.
  • Disgorgment by hand.
  • Dosage : 3 g/l.

Tasting notes :

The most impressive wine in this range. Bright and finely sculpted, the 2016 possess dazzling energy to match its mid-weight personality. I very much admire the wine's drive and precision. Antonio Galloni 96/100

Wine Advocate 95 / 100

RVF : Puissance crayeuse en finale. Grand caractère. 93 / 100