Laureau is somewhat of a black sheep in Savennières, not entirely accepted by the old guard of growers. Why the outsider status? Damien Laureau is trying new things in Savennières, making wines that are fundamentally different. Unlike most Savennière Damien Laureau`s wines are approachable when young. They are intensely mineral wines, but the fruit is beautiful from the beginning. lovely rich fruit, bone dry with amazing acidity. Will age for a long time if you want it to.