In 1787, The Comte Lafond purchased the pargest wine estate in Pouilly-Fume from the illegitimatedaughter of the French King, Louis XV. The estate is now owned and run by Bron Patrick de Ladoucette,a descendant of the Comte Lafond, and its vineyards are the largest and most famous in Pouilly-Fume.
Pale golden-green color. Considerable intensity on the nose. . It has an exceptional full range of floral, exoticand citrus fruit aromas such as white blossoms, hawthorn, white nettles and grapefruit. These notes areenhanced and strengthened by the moneral note of gunflint. The flavor is pleasant and lively, tempered bya fruity roundness with notes ofpear, green apples and citrus fruits.
Destemmed, vinified by gravity. 80% natural juices, 20% by pressing. Thermo-controlled fermentation instainless steel tanks for 3 to 6 months on natural lees. The wine is assemled 7 to 8 months after harvestingand stored in glass-tiled tanks. No wood is used in the vinification process in order to preserve the freshnessand full flavor of the Sauvignon Blanc grape.
Pair with Oysters, shrimp, seafood sald, grilled fish and poultry and summer fruit salads.