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Damien Laureau - Petite Roche 2016

Damien Laureau

Petite Roche 2016 organic

A Gem from a Great Winemaker!

Witty Whites

The perfect match Roasted turbot with green asparagus

  • Powerful
  • Complex
  • Fruity

£17.55 was £19.50 per bottle

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  • check_circleHome delivery Estimated delivery date : 23 January 2019

An expert's opinion

We have a great relationship with Damien Laureau, the same winemaker who's responsible for the excellent Bel Ouvrage and Genêts, personal favourites of ours. This new wine is made from Chenin Blanc grapes coming from different plots around his property; less concentrated than his senior wines, but just as fruity and mineral. I particularly like the open, honeyed nature of this Chenin Blanc, which is undoubtedly the King of the Loire. Bravo, Damien!

Jean-Michel Deluc. Head Sommelier of Petit Ballon.
The estate

Damien Laureau

Damien Laureau and his wife have owned this estate since 1999 and quickly decided to focus on the vineyards of Savennières and Savennières Roche-aux-Moines. Located south of Angers, this small estate of 8.5 hectares is based on a meticulous work and respectful of the environment. Here vines are looked after through gentle practices. 

Other wines from this estate
Service 10/12°

Decanting No
  • ic-meat

    Meat Chicken salad with avocado and shrimp, veal stew with oyster mushrooms, roast chicken sandwiches

  • ic-cheese

    Cheese Abondance, Saint-Maure de Touraine

  • ic-fish

    Fish Scallops in a cream sauce, salmon, turbot

  • ic-vegetable

    Vegetables Vegetable tempura, zucchini flower stuffed with mushrooms, white asparagus.

  • Desserts No dessert recommendations for this wine

  • Eye Pale in colour, with brilliant flashes of silver and gold, suggesting freshness

  • Nose Classic Chenin Blanc on the nose, with aromas of melon, pear, white flowers and honey

  • Mouth On the palate this is sweet yet refreshing, with flavours of honey, citrus and mint coming through on a long, silky finish

  • Origin : Vallée de la Loire

  • Appellation : AOP Savennières

  • Grapes : Chenin

  • Culture : Organic

  • Capacity : 750 mL

  • Alcohol : 13 %

  • Sulfite : Yes

  • Price per liter : £31.33
    (Subscribers: £26.00)

Peak A boire dès maintenant
Keeping potential 2024
Ready to drink

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