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 appellation Meursault Perrieres spread over 13 hectares, divided into 4 parts between Blagny and the Charmes. With the Genevrieres, it is the finest, the most fabulous of the 1er Crus of Meursault. Its name comes from an old underground quarry which used to provide stones for the construction of village named Meursault.
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 wine is complex, rich, and powerful. On the nose there is this wonderful lime blossom bouquet. A combination of pineapple, grapefruit, lemon-citrus, vanilla toast, along with minerality grace the palate. Spicy with racy acidity. Great aging potential.