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Baron de Ladoucette Comte Lafond Sancerre, 2020

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Deep, mineral and lively Sauvignon Blanc

On first appearance, the pale golden-green hues mark it as a Sancerre. Immediate aromatic intensity with floral notes of acacia and elderflower. The palate is full with tropical grapefruit, honeydew melon and newly cut grass. Lively, fresh and with a distinctive gun smoke and chalky minerality on a lengthy finish.

  • 100%Sauvignon Blanc
  • From 35 year old vines
  • Powerful, impressive and textured

Cellaring: Now to 2028

Food Pairing: Grilled swordfish, crab salad w/ asparagus, fresh goat cheese salad.

STORY BEHIND THIS WINE

Historically, the Loire was the playground of France’s nobility. While that era has long gone, it could be said that the producers of Domaine de Ladoucette are a modern day version of the aristocracy. With holdings in Sancerre, Pouilly-Fume, Chinon and Vouvray, few can match their reach and expertise. This Cuvée is ready to drink now, but atypically for the region, is also built with age in mind. This sets it apart from many of its peers. Sancerre continues to be a global reference point for old world Sauvignon Blanc and few know it better than this Domaine. 

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