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L’Alliance (Formerly La Petite Roche)

Damien Laureau

L’Alliance (Formerly La Petite Roche) Bottle
Appellation
Savennières
Variety
Chenin Blanc
Age of Vines
10-20
Farming
Certified organic (ECOCERT)
Soil
Schist, sand, clay
Altitude
20-30 meters
Fermentation
Hand harvested, natural yeast fermentation in tank
Aging
10 months in tank on the fine lees, bottled unfined & unfiltered

Overview

L’Alliance is sourced from several small parcels of younger vines, including the lieux-dits of La Petite Roche and Pitrouillet, all on sandy grey schist soils. Damien has planted all these small vineyards, which have been farmed organically from the start, worked by hand, and plowed by horse.

Ratings & Reviews

90

2018 L’Alliance (Formerly La Petite Roche)

Source: VM

89

2013 L’Alliance (Formerly La Petite Roche)

Source: WA

Loire, France
  • Location
    Loire, France
  • Appellation
    Savennières
  • Proprietor
    Damien Laureau
  • Winemaker
    Damien Laureau
  • Size / Elevation
    8.5 hectares / 30-50 meters
  • Portfolio
    Jon-David Headrick Selections

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