Ladoucette Les Deux Tours
This is the home of Baron Patrick de Ladoucette, the maker of Les Deux Tours. The Touraine appellation produced the Sauvignon Blanc grapes used to craft this featured selection — a bottling unlike any found elsewhere in France.
Variety: Sauvignon Blanc
Origin: Touraine, France, Part of the Loire Valley
Aroma: Minerals, wet stone,green apple, grapefruit & an assortment of herbs.
Palate: This rich and round wine offers notes of minerals, wet stone, green apple, grapefruit and herbs.
The largest and most famous Pouilly-Fumé vineyards have been in the hands of the Comte Lafond and Ladoucette families since 1787 when the Comte Lafond purchased the estate from the illegitimate daughter of the French king, Louis XV.
The estate is now owned by Baron Patrick de Ladoucette, a descendant of the Comte Lafond, and Pouilly Fumé has earned a reputation as one of the world’s great white wines.
After taking over Ladoucette in 1972, the Baron extended his activities to Sancerre, Chablis, Vouvray and Chinon.
Today, the Baron produces outstanding Loire Valley wines under the de Ladoucette, Marc Bredif, La Poussie, Regnard and Baron Patrick labels. Many of the wines, including the Pouilly Fumé de Ladoucette, Baron de L and Comte Lafond, are considered to be the finest examples of their type.