Larue 1er Cru “Vielles Vignes” (750ml)

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    White Wine

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  • Food Pairing

    CheesePoultryWarm Vegetable Dishes

In 1946, Guy Larue founded his family’s estate in the small hamlet of Gamay, in Saint-Aubin, located just behind the famed Montrachet and Chevalier-Montrachet slope. Much like its neighbor Chassagne-Montrachet to the south, Saint-Aubin was historically known for red wine, though the Larues have specialized in the great white crus of Saint-Aubin.

Tasting Notes

Sustainably farmed Chardonnay vines growing on clay/limestone soil. The grapes are harvested and sorted by hand. The wine undergoes primary fermentation in barrel (25% new) and is aged sur-lie for 10-12 months with occasional lees stirring. The wine is racked before bottling.

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Our Thoughts

Pronounced aromas of yeast, savoury oak, citrus, pineapple and orange blossom. The palate bursts with zingy citrus fruit, green apple, crushed stone with a lightly roasted hazelnut note on the finish. Lots of freshness, minerality and concentration here. Delicious now, would love to taste this wine in a few years to track its promising evolution.


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