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de Ladoucette Pouilly-Fume 2010

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de Ladoucette Pouilly-Fume 375ml Half bottle 2010    
Sku: 1743377*

In 1787, The Comte Lafond purchased the pargest wine estate in Pouilly-Fume from the illegitimate daughter of the French King, Louis XV. The estate is now owned and run by Bron Patrick de Ladoucette, a descendant of the Comte Lafond, and its vineyards are the largest and most famous in Pouilly-Fume.

Tasting notes
Pale golden-green color. Considerable intensity on the nose. . It has an exceptional full range of floral, exotic and citrus fruit aromas such as white blossoms, hawthorn, white nettles and grapefruit. These notes are enhanced and strengthened by the moneral note of gunflint. The flavor is pleasant and lively, tempered by a fruity roundness with notes ofpear, green apples and citrus fruits.

Wine maker notes
Destemmed, vinified by gravity. 80% natural juices, 20% by pressing. Thermo-controlled fermentation in stainless steel tanks for 3 to 6 months on natural lees. The wine is assemled 7 to 8 months after harvesting and stored in glass-tiled tanks. No wood is used in the vinification process in order to preserve the freshness and full flavor of the Sauvignon Blanc grape.

Food pairing
Pair with Oysters, shrimp, seafood sald, grilled fish and poultry and summer fruit salads.

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Country: France
Region: Loire
Sub-Region: Central Vineyards
Appellation: Pouilly Fume
Grape Varietal: Sauvignon Blanc
Type: Still wine
 
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