De Ladoucette, Baron de L, AOC Pouilly-Fumé, 2014, Loire blanc
|Article:||2014 Baron de L, AOC Pouilly-Fumé Château du Nozet, Baron de Ladoucette|
|Category:||White wine, dry|
|Classification:||Appellation Pouilly-Fumé Contrôlée|
|Producer:||Château du Nozet, Baron de Ladoucette|
|Grape variety:||100 % Sauvignon Blanc|
|Description:||The wine presents itself with a floral smell with approvals of elder, cassis and herbs. The soft, round acid which gives the wine the wonderful freshness fascinates at the palate.|
|Drinking temperature:||10 - 12 °C|
|Drink recommendation:||E.g. to guinea fowl with stewed pineapple sauerkraut.|
Manfred Tement, star winegrower from the Styria write so aptly : "Not only a French cult wine but one of the best and most popular Sauvignon Blanc at all. His dry, mineral tasty character has influenced producers in all the world."
Cultivable area Loire
The Loire flows over long ways through French landscape in her deeply nature. Pouilly-Fumé, at the upper reaches of the Loire south of Orléans, primarily is responsible with Sancerre for the great success of the Loire wines in all the world. The winegrowers of this region were involved substantially in the development of the modern taste of the white wine.
The municipal Appellation Pouilly-Fumé is due to the upper run of Orléans to the southeast of the Loire in central France. The area contains more than 1.000 hectare of vineyard in seven municipalities. The name forms from the city of Pouilly sur Loire being located on the right Loire bank and the attribute Fumé (smoke). This also refers on the lime and flint ground (Fusil) and after another version to the colour of the berries which are covered during the maturity with a smoke-coloured, grey stratum.
Loam and silicon rich floors, marl on a shift of muschelkalk.
There where the Loire flows through one of the most charming countryside of France, is the famous Château du Nozet of Baron de Ladoucette. Since 1787 into family property. In 1972 Baron Patrick de Ladoucette took the always largest wine-growing estate in Pouilly-sur Loire and took it to a run of success with new ideas. The wine-growing estate has 100 hectares of vineyards which are divided up into 12 plots. Every plot is pressed and improved separately. Through this varietal Cuvées on consistently high standard are possible. All wines are improved in the high-grade steel tank.
The most famous wines of de Ladoucette are undoubtedly the Baron de L, pressed for the first time in 1972, as well as Pouilly-Fumé and Sancerre. De Ladoucette is got synonymous for finest white wines from the Loire in the whole world. Besides that also excellent liqueurs which exude intensive, mature fruit essences are found.
|Country of origin:||France|
|Address:||Château du Nozet, 58150 Pouilly-sur-Loire, Frankreich|