Louis Dressner Selections - Wine Importer
Touraine Vin de France from Laurent Lebled's A la Vôtre!


When Laurent Lebled found himself forced to shut down his 30+ year old wood merchant business in 2008, wine wasn't exactly the first thing on his mind. The 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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