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Technical Information

Wine Blend Vine Age Soil Type Vineyard Area*
Saint-Aubin
Chardonnay Planted 1995, 2006 Clay, Limestone .25 ha
Saint-Aubin 1er Cru
En Montceau
Chardonnay Planted 1963, 2000 Clay, Limestone .43 ha
Saint-Aubin 1er Cru
Les Combes
Chardonnay Planted 1985 Alluvial deposits, Clay, Limestone .46 ha
Saint-Aubin 1er Cru
Les Cortons
Chardonnay Planted 1992 Clay, Limestone .48 ha
Saint-Aubin 1er Cru
En Remilly
Chardonnay Planted 1989 Limestone .35 ha
Saint-Aubin 1er Cru
Murgers des Dents de Chien
Chardonnay Planted 1946, 1964, 1972, 1990, 1997 Clay, Limestone 1.12 ha
Saint-Aubin Rouge 1er Cru
Sur le Sentier du Clou
Pinot Noir Planted 1966-1995 Clay, Limestone 1.10 ha
Puligny-Montrachet 1er Cru
La Garenne
Chardonnay Planted 1946, 1950, 1963, 1975 Clay, Limestone, (with fossil deposits) .59 ha
* "ha" = hectares; one hectare equals roughly two and a half acres

VITICULTURE / VINIFICATION

• Vineyards are sustainably farmed
• All grapes are harvested and sorted by hand

Whites:
• Primary fermentation in barrel (25% new)
• Aged sur-lie for 10-12 months with occasional lees stirring
• Wine is racked before bottling

Reds:
• Grapes are de-stemmed
• Grapes are cold macerated, then must goes through primary fermentation in cement tanks with punch downs
• Must is pressed and racked into barrel (30-40% new)
• Wine ages for 12-18 months in barrel then 3-4 months in tank before being bottled unfiltered

General Information

Country
France
Region
Burgundy
Appellation(s)
Saint-Aubin, Puligny-Montrachet
Producer
Didier, Denis, and Bruno Larue
Founded
1946
Annual Production
5,800 cases
Farming
Lutte Raisonnée
Website
http://www.larue-vins.com

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