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Domaine Laroche Chablis Grand Cru 'Les Blanchots'

Domaine Laroche
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750 mL
Wine Type
White Still Wine
RegionBurgundy
Alcohol Level
Country
France
SubregionChablis Grand Cru 'Blanchot'
Drinking Window
GrapesChardonnay
Wine Description:
Domaine Laroche Chablis Grand Cru 'Les Blanchots' is an exceptional wine that showcases the expertise of its producer. Hailing from the renowned Chablis appellation, this wine is crafted from grapes grown in the prestigious Les Blanchots vineyard. The vineyard's unique features, such as its limestone-rich soil and ideal sun exposure, contribute to the wine's distinct character. Meticulous winemaking techniques are employed to ensure the highest quality, resulting in a wine that beautifully balances freshness and complexity. With its elegant style, this Chablis Grand Cru offers a harmonious blend of citrus and mineral notes, making it a delightful choice for wine enthusiasts seeking a refined and memorable experience. Read more
Pros:
  • Elegant and refined Chablis Grand Cru
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  • Higher price point compared to other Chablis wines
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User Rating:

4.3
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Expert Rating:

4.3

Wine Expert Note:

Domaine Laroche Chablis Grand Cru 'Les Blanchots' is an exceptional wine that showcases the best of Chablis Grand Cru. This wine is produced by Domaine Laroche, a renowned winery known for its commitment to quality and tradition. On the nose, Domaine Laroche Chablis Grand Cru 'Les Blanchots' offers an enticing bouquet of aromas. Notes of citrus fruits, such as lemon and grapefruit, mingle with hints of white flowers and a subtle mineral undertone. These aromas create a sense of elegance and complexity. When it comes to taste, this wine truly shines. It has a crisp and vibrant acidity that is typical of Chablis wines. The citrus flavors from the nose are beautifully expressed on the palate, accompanied by a distinct minerality that adds depth and character. The wine has a medium body and a long, lingering finish, leaving a refreshing sensation. Domaine Laroche Chablis Grand Cru 'Les Blanchots' is a wine that can be enjoyed now, but it also has great aging potential. With time, the flavors and aromas will further develop, offering even more complexity and richness. Overall, this wine is a true representation of the excellence that Chablis Grand Cru has to offer. It is a wine that will impress both novice and experienced wine enthusiasts alike. Whether enjoyed on its own or paired with seafood dishes or creamy cheeses, Domaine Laroche Chablis Grand Cru 'Les Blanchots' is sure to leave a lasting impression. Read more
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Wine sweetness is a measure of the amount of sugar present in a wine. Sweetness in wine can range from bone dry (no sugar present) to lusciously sweet (high sugar content). Sweetness is usually determined by the variety and ripeness of the grapes used, as well as the winemaking process.
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The alcohol level in wine is a measure of the amount of alcohol present in the beverage. The degree of heat or ‘burn’ at the back of the throat is roughly proportional to the amount of alcohol consumed. It ranges from Very Low to Very High.
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Wine intensity is a measure of the concentration of flavor and aroma compounds in a wine.The stronger and more noticeable the flavors and aromas are, the higher the intensity of the wine. Intensity in wine can range from neutral (not particularly intense) to pronounced (high intensity).
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Wine body refers to the weight and texture of wine on the palate. In other words, it is the degree of body a wine has, ranging from light-bodied to full-bodied. Wines with higher body appear to have a thicker texture and can sometimes coat the palate.
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Wine acidity refers to the tartness of a wine, which gives a tingling sensation on the side of the tongue. A metallic-like sharp taste is also associated with high acidity. Sometimes a high level of sweetness, such as in luscious dessert wines, can disguise a high level of acidity. Acidity can range from soft to searing.
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Wine tannin gives wine its textural mouthfeel and astringency. Tannin is a natural compound found in grape skins, seeds, and stems. It contributes to the structure and helps to balance out the sweetness of the fruit. Tannins are usually discussed when it comes to red wines, even though some white and rosé wines with certain wine making techniques can also contain tannins.
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