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Touraine Vin de France from Laurent Lebled's A la Vôtre!
Laurent Lebled.


When Laurent Lebled found himself unemployed after 30+ years working as a wood merchant, wine wasn't exactly the first thing on his mind. The 2008 recession had hit hard, and without any other prospects in the wood industry, it looked like he was flat out of luck. Fortunately, two childhood friends would help him find a new path in a direction he never would have expected.


This visit with Laurent Lebed took place in October, 2014.

Words and photos by Jules Dressner.


Vin de France "La Sauvignonne"
Soil: clay and limestone
Grape: Sauvignon Blanc
Vinification: Whole-cluster carbonic maceration, a rare technique for white wine. No fining, filtration and bottled un-sulphured.


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