Lacourte - Gobillon Millésime 2013 White
Lacourte-Godbillon Family - Champagne 1er Cru
White,Champagne 1er Cru
60 % Pinot Noir - 40% Chardonnay.
Elaborating this unique wine called “Champagne”, creating some typical cuvées which reflect the terroir and also the family know-how : all this is a real privilege which has been taught over more than 4 generations. The family coteaux are located mainly over Ecueil’s vineyard. Ecueil is situated in the Montagne de Reims, between Reims and Epernay. They raise 2 varieties of grape: Pinot Noir, fame of Ecueil and Chardonnay. As winemakers, they feel truly fortunate to work close to nature and give it all the respect that it deserves.
Short “Chablis” pruning for the Chardonnay and “Cordon de Royat” -pruning for Pinot Noir vines. The vines lay down on Cru Ecueil - Les Mesneux. Vines : 40 years old - Ploughing under the vines and grass and Grapes between the rows.
Hand-picked and selected on the vines. 90 % are vinified in thermo-regulated stainless steel vats and 25 % in oak barrel. No malo lactic fermentation for 80 % of the juice. Minimum of 5 years on lees and 6 months after disgorgement. Dosage : 3 g/liter
Tasting notes
Robe: a delicate golden yellow. Nose: white stone fruit (Mirabelle plums), a roasted touch and notes of brioche. Mouth: a direct and lively attack, fruity notes and a hint of foliage. The perfect balance between complexity and freshness.
Food pairing
Smoked salmon/foie gras canapés. Grilled tilefish, roast turbot or shallow-fried veal chops. To be served at 50°-54° F.
Aging potential
6-8 years.
Grape varieties
60 % Pinot Noir - 40% Chardonnay.
Previous rating
201292 Wine Advocate
Disgorged in May 2018 with three grams per liter dosage, the 2012 Brut Premier Cru Ecueil exhibits a pretty bouquet of ripe citrus fruit, hazelnuts, honeycomb and yellow orchard fruit. On the palate, it's medium to full-bodied, bright and vinous, with a tight-knit core, fine concentration, a youthfully frothy but fine mousse and a mouthwateringly chalky finish. Intense and precise, this is also a terrific value.
92 Wine Advocate 2012
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195 rue Guy Arnaud
30900 Nîmes - FRANCE
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