Maison des Hâtes Pierrick Laroche Chablis 1er Cru Beauroy 2018
Located in the north-west sector of Chablis in the village of Maligny, Pierrick Laroche now runs this family estate which was established by his father in the 1970s. His father gradually gained planting rights and slowly added to the family vineyard holdings over time. Today the current size of the estate is around 25 hectares. In 2010 Pierrick produced his first vintage to great acclaim (his father had previously sold the grapes to La Chablisienne).
Produced from vines around 30 year age which are not owned by the domaine but from a producer who is a friend of Pierrick. Premier cru Beauroy has a cooler more north and eastern exposition facing Fourchaume on the other side of the Serein river giving wines which are typically finer and more mineral than those from Fourchaume which mostly faces south-west often yielding riper wines. This wine is raised in stainless steel and shows notable precision and detail finishing with real persistence and a finely chiselled structure.
A deep nose, slightly reductive. Wide, steely, mineral palate – some oak for sure – the fruit is ripe but the wine is freshly driving. The finish is super – lip-smacking, zesty and long. - Bill Nanson, Burgundy-report.com, January 2021
The Finer Details
Style - White Wine
Varietal - Chablis
Country - France
Region - Chablis
Vintage - 2018
Bottle Size - 750ml
ABV - 13%