Offers round and ample fruit backed by bright acidity and a savory
DOMAINE LAROCHE 2011 LAROCHE L'AVENIR CHENIN BLANC
"Bright and refreshing, with lively white peach, chamomile and lemon chiffon notes backed by nice cut on the finish. Drink now." Wine Spectator 87 points
|The Chenin Blanc vines are planted in two parcels, one is 38 years old and the other is six years
old, on northwest facing slopes. The older vineyard is planted to clay with sandy topsoils; the other
is comprised of decomposed shale. The fruit was fermented in stainless steel with skin contact for
two weeks and aged sur lie.