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Joseph Drouhin Laforêt Chardonnay 2017


Joseph Drouhin Laforêt Chardonnay 2017

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LaForêt Bourgogne Chardonnay is made with the Chardonnay grape coming from all over Burgundy. It is often the entry level wine leading to the great white Burgundies: to drink it provides the simple pleasures of a classic Burgundy.

In the 1970s, Robert drouhin created this "Burgundy to unveil Burgundy". His idea: showcase the diversity of different terroirs and the elegance of the Drouhin style. He chose grapes from vineyards situated near the top of the slopes, high up, close to the forest. He is a nature lover and so called his wine "LaForêt" (the forest in French).

The name LaForêt (pronounced "La-fo-ray") is synonymous with quality. Joseph Drouhin takes great care in selecting the various cuvées.

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Technical sheet

Type Of Wine: white wine
Vintage: 2017 Other vintages
Appellation:Burgundy (Burgundy, France)
Winery: Joseph Drouhin
Volume: 75cl
Grapes: Chardonnay
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
Alcohol Vol.: 13%

Description of Joseph Drouhin Laforêt Chardonnay 2017

Joseph Drouhin Laforêt Chardonnay 2017 (Chardonnay)


  • View: Straw yellow with greenish reflections.
  • Nose: Smooth, light mineral and subtle notes of wild flowers, citrus, lemon peel, apricot, pear, apple, nuts, honey, vanilla, rosemary and thyme.
  • Mouth: Mild flavor, fresh, complex and well-balanced with a creamy texture. Notes of red apples and almonds.

APPELLATION: Bourgogne (Burgundy, France).

VINEYARD: Joseph Drouhin.

GRAPES: Chardonnay.

AGEING: Ageing for 18 months in American oak barrels.

PREPARATION: The grapes are harvested by hand, destemmed, crushed traditionally, macerated cold, and fermented in stainless steel tanks, where alcoholic fermentation takes place at a controlled temperature of 28 ° C for 8 days, leaving the skins to macerate for 12 days.

WINE PAIRING: Appetizers, seafood, risottos, stews, cheeses, vegetarian and spicy dishes.



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The Winery

Joseph Drouhin

Joseph Drouhin

With its 73 hectares (182.5 acres), the Joseph Drouhin Domaine is one of the largest estates in the region. It owns vineyards in all of Burgundy: Chablis (38 hectares - 95 acres), Côte de Nuits and Côte de Beaune, (32 hectares - 80 acres), Côte Chalonnaise (3 hectares - 7.5 acres). It is comprised of a majority of Premier and Grand Crus, planted with the two Burgundian grape varietals, pinot noir and chardonnay.

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The Joseph Drouhin Lafôret Chardonnay is just so good.
The Joseph Drouhin Lafôret Chardonnay stands out for its pale yellow colour. Joseph Drouhin Lafôret Chardonnay recalls white fruit. You can drink the whole bottle without realizing it.
A perfect white can go with all kinds of pickles.
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Lizz Cubbert


Very light flavour. Joseph Drouhin Laforet Chardonnay recalls white fruit. Flavours are well balanced.
We had it with snacks.
Joseph Drouhin Laforet Chardonnay is a wine to share with your family.
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Gloria Kent

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