Add a vintage
1.36 acres mostly clay soil, east facing Age of vines: 25 ans. Altitude 1000 feet Manuel harvest, vinification in...Read more...
Soft nutty oak and spice notes meld with the ripe orchard fruits on the nose. Big apple and Asian pear fruit notes with a wild flower top note. Thi... Read more
Apples and cream permeate this wine. Though there is a little bit of heat on the finish, it's definitely not abrasive and mixes well with the butte... Read more
Really soft and buttery texture, with essences of caramel and toffee. Just a little too rich for me, but I appreciate the complexity and acidity. Read more
Greece Athenian Salad featuring RiceSelect™ Texmati® Brown Rice
Heart-healthy RiceSelect™ Texmati® Brown Rice has a slightly nutty taste that goes well with flavors like feta, olives, and Chardonnay Wines
Food Pairings for Corinne & Thierry Drouin "La Roche"
Editorial Reviews for Corinne & Thierry Drouin "La Roche"
Soft nutty oak and spice notes meld with the ripe orchard fruits on the nose. Big apple and Asian pear fruit notes with a wild flower top note. This is surprisingly soft and expansive in the mouth with a lush feel and golden fruit notes that envelope the aromatic oak and spice notes. Very soft an easy going with nice Chardonnay fruit but this sacrifices a bit of height for breadth in the mouth. The finish is driven by a nice two-toned fruit and spice interplay that is subtle but with decent length. 88pts
Apples and cream permeate this wine. Though there is a little bit of heat on the finish, it's definitely not abrasive and mixes well with the butter and acidity. Very smooth, thick mouthfeel making this wine a meal in and of itself. Almost.
Really soft and buttery texture, with essences of caramel and toffee. Just a little too rich for me, but I appreciate the complexity and acidity.
Nutty and toasty nose. Big rusty smoldering nutty flavor that's nicely offset by a good deal of acidity. Nice complex finish.
Only 5000 bottles of “La Roche” Mâcon-Vergisson are produced each year. While Decanter has not yet reviewed the 2007 vintage, the acclaimed wine magazine highly recommended “La Roche” 2006, Mâcon-Vergisson in a blind tasting of 168 wines from the Mâcon-Village region, rating it four out of five stars (one of only 14 wines in the tasting to receive this ranking). Rich and well balanced with ripe white fruits, minerality and good acidity, the 2007 vintage is expected to be as good, if not better, based on harvest conditions. Wine Spectator has given the 2007 vintage a very favorable review: "This is rich and tinged with oak spice, but also underscored by a vibrant structure. Offers peach, pear, vanilla and clove notes. There's good depth for the vintage, with a lingering finish, 89 points"
1.36 acres mostly clay soil, east facing Age of vines: 25 ans. Altitude 1000 feet Manuel harvest, vinification in oak barrels, 10 months aging -25% new oak Totale production : 5000 bottles Tasting : Rich and structured, a silkiness well integrated oak flavors, long finish with ability to age for 5-7 years
5000 bottles produced.
Aged 10 months in French Oak.
Notes: vinification and aging in oak barrels, 25% are new
Northern Italy Sun-dried Tomato and Italian Sausage RisottoView Recipe
Southeast Asia Sesame Chicken SaladView Recipe
North Atlantic Royal Seafood BakeView Recipe
Best Wine Deals
Chardonnay Top Lists
Babcock Syrah Santa Ynez Valley Under the Radar (2010)Cellared
Dragonette Cellars Seven Syrah Blend Limited Pre Sale (2007)Cellared
Dragonette Cellars Grenache (2009)Cellared
Hogue Columbia Valley Gewurztraminer Washington (2011)Cellared
Lafond Syrah Srh (2007)Cellared
Matanzas Cabernet Sauvignon Knights Valley (2008)Cellared
Cristalino Extra Dry Cava (NV)Rated
Caymus Napa Cab (2010)Cellared
Caymus Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley (2011)Cellared
Matanzas Merlot "Jackson Park Vineyard Merlot" (2005)Cellared