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Domaine Faiveley - Ladoix Blanc AC 2018

Overview

Terroir: Ladoix-Serrigny is one of the Côte de Beaune's oldest winemaking villages. The first Lords of Ladoix were present here as far back as the 13th century.

Vinification: The grapes are harvested and sorted by hand. The musts are extracted using a pneumatic press before being settled. Vinification lasts for 4 weeks and takes place mainly in French oak barrels (less than a third of which are new oak) in our cellars at consistent, natural temperatures and hygrometry. The wine is aged in barrels for 12 months during which it is stirred regularly in order to keep the lees in contact with the wine. This results in excellent tension and aromatic complexity combined with a smooth and delicate palate.

Additional Details edit

Pale yellow with greenish glimmers. The nose reveals fresh, floral aromas and a touch of brioche. The palate is rich and powerful with toasty notes and a pleasant freshness. A lively and direct wine with excellent tension.

Technical Details
  • Appellation: Ladoix
  • Winemaker: Jerome Flous
  • Sustainability: Sustainable Practices
  • Soil: Marly limestone, clay, ferruginous oolites
  • Vineyard Acreage: 3ha
  • Avg Vine Age: Date to 2007
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  • Alcohol: Under 14%
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  • Sizes Available: 12/750ml
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  • Varietals: 100% Chardonnay

Recent News edit

The Wine Advocate Rating: 89

Author: William Kelley

Date: Thursday, January 9, 2020

"The 2018 Ladoix Blanc reveals attractive aromas of crisp green apple, white flowers and warm bread, followed by a medium to full-bodied, chalky and tensile palate that's lively and finely balanced, typical of the mineral-driven white wines of this sector."