Wine - Laurent Saillard (Wright's Import)

 LAURENT SAILLARD

Laurent is a frenchman who moved to New York as a young man, helping to open Balthazar and then starting one of the first natural wine bars in New York. Eventually he made the move into producing himself. He started off working for other growers, principally Noella Morantin making his own wines on the side, but when the historic Clos Roche Blanche vineyard came up for sale, he in conjunction with another of our producers Julien Pineau, bought the vineyard from Didier & Catherine and they split the vineyard between them.

His wines are vibrant, direct and full of clean, elegant fruit. Just so easy to get on with.