Lhasa - 2018 - Laurence Alias & Pascale Choime
Closeries des Moussis
A wine from another planet, an oxidative delicious Sémillon, powerful nose with notes of candied orange, beeswax, fresh herbs, peat. Palate: a dry wine with exceptional length, to be paired with a Comté. Lhasa is the name of the girls' golden retriever, who appears on the label.
- 75 cl
- Original features
- Vin de France
- Degree of alcohol
- 16 %
- To drink from
- 2023 to 2030
100% Sémillon from 30-year-old vines grown biodynamically, planted in Grézillac on clay-limestone soils, and cultivated by Ludovic Barthe. Manual harvest of the grapes, when ripe. Vinification without additives. Soft pressing for 18 hours, barreling therefore fermentation and aging in barrels, it's new oak, and the barrel was not topped up during aging. So an oxidatif ageing, under a veil, like a vin jaune from Jura. Bottled without fining, filtration or addition of sulfites.
Laurence Alias & Pascale Choime
Pascale Choime, a non-conformist to the bone, was a gifted oenologist who worked for a Cru Bourgeois in the Haut-Médoc while moonlighting as an artist and sculptor until she slammed the door on a wine world that has lost its way due to commercial constraints. Laurence Alias was an agricultural engineer whose true passion is for ecology and sustainable development. Her desire to touch the earth...All wines
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