2019 Pierrick Laroche Domaine des Hates Chablis 1er Cru Fourchaume L'Homme Mort

Chablis, France

A delightful intense and flinty Chablis, that is a terrific expression of the premier Cru Fourchaume vineyard.


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The palate is taut and fresh.

Neal Martin (Vinous)

About This Wine

The 1er Cru Fourchaume vineyard is known for producing aromatic wines with depth and character and Pierrick Laroche reflects this admirably.

Terroir driven, it’s all about a fine aromatic mix with flinty soil tones, a touch of straw and white florals. On the palate the wine is bright, deep and full-bodied, with an excellent core of fruit, fine grip, bright acids and a long, complex finish that hangs around for days.

Succulent and paired with a fine undercurrent of minerality, the acid backbone is the finishing element to an exceptionally balanced and structured wine.

About Pierrick Laroche

A rising star in Chablis, Pierrick Laroche released his first wines from the 2010 vintage to great acclaim.

He has 33 ha under vines across seven Villages vineyards in Chablis, including multiple 1er Cru vineyards, and a single Grand Cru vineyard (Bougros).

A 2nd-generation winemaker, Pierrick took over the family estate, Domaine des Hates, which was established by his father in 1970.

All movement in the winery is via gravity, and while the majority of wines are vinified in tank, he does utilise small amounts of oak for his Cru wines.

The vineyards of Pierrick Laroche
The vineyards of Pierrick Laroche
Maligny, France
Additional Info

From The Importer

The domain farms 1.1ha in this lieu-dit of Fourchaume. Pierrick's vines average 25 years with some up to 35 years old. Vinified in stainless steel with 25% matured in older barrel.

Blend : Chardonnay (100%)
ABV : 13%
Closure : Cork
Drink Until : 2040
Bottle Size : 750ml

Winemaker Pierrick Laroche
Winemaker Pierrick Laroche
Maligny, France
Expert Reviews

Critic Reviews


"The 2019 Chablis L'Homme Mort 1er Cru has a well-defined bouquet of apple blossom, ground flint and light loamy aromas. The palate is taut and fresh on the entry, delivering lime and red apple notes and moderate depth, although it is missing a little tension on the slightly herbal finish. Good, but short-term." Neal Martin (Vinous)


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