About this winery
The Latour-Giraud estate has been established in the village of Meursault for many generations. Focused primarily on Meursault, the estate owns an impressive range of Premier Cru and Villages vineyards between 20 and 50+ years old, such as the largest Premier Cru Genevrières vineyard in which two thirds of the vines are more than 50 years old. Latour-Giraud specializes in white burgundy, which accounts for 80% of their production. They own an impressive 2 ha within Mersault, and also have...
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Notes about product
The vineyard is divided into two parts by a path east of the Perrières, along Puligny – the largest of the 1er Cru of Mersault with 31 hectares. The land is flat with deep soil, producing robust vines and wines generous in depth and body, developing early qualities of both a pronounced bouquet and a rich texture.
Only the free run juice is fermented with wild, natural yeasts in barrels of which 25% is new. The wines are kept on their lees an appropriate time to balance texture and acidity while racking is kept to a minimum. The whites are fined, but not filtered, and bottled by hand. Unlike many producers who bottle all their wines at once, Latour-Giraud carefully monitors each wine and bottles at the optimal time over a 6 month period.
This is creamy, with toasty aromas as well as ripe pear and quince fruit notes. This wine has a long, toasty finish. Fresh, bright acidity and well balanced. Pair with fois gras or fatty fish and seafoods.