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FAMILY ESTATE 


2016 LARUE’S BLANC DE BLANCS 


SRP: $7é ) CASES DISGORGED 


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PERSONALITY 
Elegant, Ebullient, Complex 


WINE OVERVIEW 

Our 2016 Blanc de Blancs is made with higher elevation, 
old-vine fruit from our estate. A glowing pale straw 
color, aromatics of brioche, perfectly ripe pear, lemon 
curd, and star anise fill the glass. The palate has an 
energetic tension that is met with fine bubbles, which 
carries through a mouthwatering finish. 


The 2016 LaRue’s Blanc de Blancs was fermented and 
aged in neutral French oak for eight months before 
being tiraged. It then matured on tirage lees for almost 
four years, creating a round and creamy texture to the 
palate. While it’s enjoyable now, this wine will continue 
to evolve for decades. 


HARVEST OVERVIEW 

2016 was a warmer than average year for the Willamette 
Valley, with a perfect deceleration of heat accumulation 
at the end of an early growing season that allowed a 
nice pace to harvest. A touch of rain during flowering 
resulted in smaller clusters with a higher skin to pulp 
ratio, leading to concentrated flavors and aromas, 
making 2016 one of the best vintages to date. 


Disgorged December 2020 


TA || 7.91 g/L 


pH || 2.95 


Dosage || 4 g/L 


2016 LARUE’S 


Alcohol | 12% 


Cooperage 100% Neutral Oak 


PHONE: 503.864.3404 * WINERY: 16161 NE MCDOUGALL RD, DAYTON, OR 97114 * STOLLERFAMILYESTATE.COM