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The history of Labouré-Roi is closely linked to that of Nuits-Saint-Georges, in the heart of the iconic Côte de Nuits. Founded in 1832, Labouré-Roi is today one of the most respected names in Burgundy.

These historical roots in the heart of one of the most fragmented and exacting wine-producing regions in the world have shaped a philosophy focused on excellence and discovery. For nearly 200 years, Labouré-Roi has enabled wine lovers from all over the world to access the prestigious appellations of these legendary vineyards.

MEURSAULT
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ORIGIN

The village of Meursault is located in the center of the Côte de Beaune. With the villages of Puligny Montrachet and Chassagne Montrachet, it represents what is done best in terms of Chardonnay in the region.

The terroir and exposure are very favorable to this grape variety. It is also the terroir of the Montrachet wines, « the best white wines in the world ».

VARIETAL

The Chardonnay is the only grape variety of the white Meursault wines.
- Density: 10 000 feet/ha.
- Guyot or cordon de Royat pruning method.
- Manual harvest.
- Yields of 50 hl/ha.

VINIFICATION AND MATURING

After manual harvesting, the grapes are sorted and delicately pressed. Then, the juice is left to settle, and a slow fermentation begins first in tank and then in barrels. Ageing in Burgundian oak barrels of 228 litres (30% new one) where take place the malolactic fermentation. Maturing process in barrels during 10 months.

TASTING NOTES

- Golden color with emerald highlights, limpid and bright.
- The nose shows mixed aromas of citrus, white flowers, and vanilla flavored cream.
- The mouth is dense, spicy, round, generous, well-balanced and creamy. Flavors of citrus and vanilla are revealed. A very promising wine.

FOOD AND WINE PAIRING

This great wine will be ideal with fish in sauce, seafood, poultry liver, smoked salmon or a savory dish of escargot in puff pastry. This Meursault is also very good with cow’s milk cheeses or a piece of French Comté cheese.

SERVING SUGGESTIONS

Serve at a temperature of 13 to 14°C. (55- 57°F.).

AGEING POTENTIAL

This wine can be enjoyed now or kept in the cellar for up to 8 years.