Classic chenin nose of bruised pear, honey, and melon. Broad, oily palate. Lingers.
|Article number:||Classic chenin nose of bruised pear, honey, and melon. Broad, oily palate. Lingers.|
Grape variety: Chenin blanc
Appellation: Chinon AOC
Region: Loire Valley, France
Soil:Tuffeau chalk and limestone-clay
Average Vine Age: 13 years
Farming practices: Organic practicing. Hand-harvested estate fruit.
Vinification: Pneumatic, whole cluster pressing. Ambient ferment in 225L neutral oak barrels.
Aging: In neutral barrel on the lees for roughly 6 months, and racked at least a few times before bottling, typically in the spring of the following year.