FR-HCL-17-19

Saint-Veran, Heritiers du Comte Lafon

Saint-Veran, Heritiers du Comte Lafon
  • Certified biodynamic
  • 25+ year old vines
  • 1.15 ha from two parcels in Prissé with southern exposure (En Bergeron, Montchanin) and one parcel with northern exposure in Davayé (En Combes)
  • 250m altitude
  • Magical terroir for St-Veran – Clay soil on a bed of hard limestone
  • Indigenous yeast
  • Aged in large 45hl barrels and 500L demi-muids
Producer:
Vintage:
2019
Country:
France
Region:
Burgundy
Appellation:
Macon
Variety:
Chardonnay
Color:
White
Farming Practice:
Certified Biodynamic

Press & Reviews

Decanter

Score:
92
Date:
2020-10-23
Review:
The most recent acquisition of the Heritiers du Comte Lafon are three parcels spread between Prissé and Davayé that total 2ha. The grapes are gently pressed and fermented in large oak foudres, and the result is ripe and forward, with lush apricot fruit, citrus notes and a hint of spice.