We absolutely love the Ladoix from the Domaine. The Ladoix villages being sold-out already, we have secured a few cases of this astonishing Premier Cru. Situated on the hill of Corton, this parcel would probably be classified as Corton Charlemagne Grand Cru if vines had been planted before the classification. Developing delicious floral notes and great minerality, a nice buttery palate and a long finish. Almost a Corton-Charlemagne if not for the little extra complexity and richness that older vines would bring. Definitely worth trying!
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|Wine Characteristics||When & how to drink?|
Ladoix 1er Cru
Dry white wine
from now to 2024
1 hour before
White meat in sauce, creamy cheese.
Marl and limestone
Biodynamic (Demeter certified)
20 years old
10 to 12 months in oak barrels (25% new oak)
|What experts say|
17/20 "Wafts of smoke and baked apple on the nose, plus cinnamon and cardamom spices. Lovely easy complexity in a rounded, full style. (RH)"
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