Nice with food (pork)
Three and a half glasses
Agree with Juliet it is Cherry Water and bland. It is ok though as the second bottle for the night sitting in my office. It has slight mineral nose and taste. Probably not going to buy it again.
Cherry water. Great with food. Bland on its own. Quick finish. Despite its low acidity, pairs very well with food.
Found this wine on a recent cruise and paid 400% mark up! Great wine that goes well with almost anything. Very smooth going down and well worth the price
External Reviews for Labouré-Roi Pinot Noir Vin de Pays de l'Aude Reserve les Sangliers
Established in 1832, Labouré-Roi is a forward-thinking winery is of Burgundy’s most successful producers with wines distributed to over thirty countries worldwide and annual sales revenues in excess of $70 million. On each bottle of Labouré-Roi is the regal fleur-de-lys, the emblem of the French King Louis VII. While this house respects its remarkable heritage, it has embraced the future like few other Burgundian producers. Labouré-Roi’s winemaking facility is indeed one of the more technically-advanced within the region, with a cellaring capacity of 1,300 barrels. This supplements an impressive 16th century cellar, which is still used for storage and aging of select bottles. Located in Nuits-Saint-George, Labouré-Roi has long been committed to making world-class wine accessible to all. To that end, it currently works with an impressive one hundred growers throughout nearly every major winemaking region of France, from regional appellations and the most celebrated Burgundy villages, to superlative Premier and Grand Cru vineyards. Labouré-Roi’s fine wines have over the years received numerous international awards and accolades Production Area Our Bourgogne Chardonnay “Maximum” is a blend of grapes coming from Meursault, Mâcon-Villages, and Auxey-Duresses. Grape Varieties 100% Chardonnay Vinification Grapes are harvested at full maturity and pressed followed by a cool settling. Initial fermentation at a cool temperature (18°C/64°F) begins in stainless steel and then is transferred to French oak barrels for completion. The wine remains in these 2-to-3 year old barrels for 6 months prior to bottling. Color Light golden color Bouquet Notes of fresh almonds, apricot and white flowers with a hint of honey. Taste Delicate, yet full-bodied and firm, with nice acidity Alcohol 12.5% Serving Suggestions This wine makes a lovely aperitif and also is delicious with fish, shellfish, and a wide variety of soft and hard cheeses such as Brie, Vacherin, Saint-Nectaire, Mont-d'Or, Beaufort, Comté and all varieties of Gruyère.
A Pinot Noir wine from Burgundy in France. 2003 Laboure Roi, Domaine Gevrey Chambertin Lavaux Saint Jacques 750ml
Established in 1832, Labouré-Roi is one of the largest wine houses in Burgundy, producing wines which respect their history, culture and terroir. Located in Nuits-Saint-George, Labouré-Roi’s state-of-the-art winery produces distinctive wines from major French appellations. The house works closely with over 100 growers to ensure each individual wine reflects the unique characteristics of its respective terroir. The winemaking team is led by 4th generation enologist Bertrand Straebler, who provides ongoing guidance in all aspects of viticulture and vinification to ensure that each bottle best represents the house style. The winery also has an impressive cellar, which dates back to the 15th century, and is comprised of 50 large format barrels called “Foudre” which have a capacity to age 5,000 liters each. Labouré-Roi, a wine house steeped in the rich history of Burgundy, delivers quality French wines at a great price, truly making French wines accessible to all. Production Area The Languedoc Roussillon spreads out over 4 districts in the south of France: Pyrénées Orientales, Aude, Hérault and Gard. It represents, by itself, 75% of French Vins de Pays. Since 1987, when vintners became aware of the potential of this region of clay and limestone soils, and started implementing new quality initiatives (introduction of new grape varieties, reduced yields, etc.), there has been a veritable explosion in the quality of these wines. “Les Sangliers” translates to “Wild Boars”, as they are known to roam this region of France. Grape Varieties 100% Chardonnay Vinification The grapes are crushed on arrival at the winery, and the juice is cold stabilized for 24 hours before fermentation in temperature-controlled tanks. The wine is racked and undergoes partial malolactic fermentation, followed by up to 6 months in tank before bottling. Color Pale yellow with a touch of gold Bouquet Rounded notes of melon with a touch of pineapple Taste A full-bodied wine with flavors of green apple and citrus, with sharp acidity Alcohol 12.5% Serving Suggestions A wonderful match for grilled vegetables, fresh seafood, white meats, and creamy cheeses.
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