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  • Unquestionably a Loire classic that's practically impossible to put down.
  • 100% Chenin Blanc from its spiritual home in Vouvray.
  • Produced in the time honoured, refreshing, off dry style.

Tasting Notes

Colour Pale Lemon
Nose Bright, homemade lemonade, ripe nectarine and summer fruit aromas, with honey and white flowers.
Palate Layers of mouth watering, natural sweetness of crisp apple, grapefruit, white peach and lemon. Off-dry with a long luxurious finish.
Food Pairing Pork chops with goat cheese butter.
Cellaring 3-5 Years
Notes 100% Chenin Blanc
Variety Chenin Blanc
Body Medium Bodied
Oak Type French Oak
Vintage 2015
Region Loire Valley
Country France
Sustainability None
Alcohol 12.0%
Bottle Size 750ml (Bottle)
Closure Cork
Loire Valley
The Loire Valley wine region lies between the center and the northwest of France, along the Loire river. It is home to some of France's most well-known wines, notably, Sancerre, Muscadet, Vouvray and Pouilly-Fume.

The majority of output from Loire production is white wine, from grape varieties such as Sauvignon blanc, Chenin Blanc and Melon de Bourgogne grapes. There are in total 87 appellations in Loire, stretching from the Atlantic coast and heading inland near the city of Orléans. The region is commonly divided in to three subregions. The upper Loire is predominantly Sauvignon Blanc and includes the areas of Sancerre and Pouilly-Fumé. Middle Loire is mostly under Chenin Blanc (and some Cabernet Franc) and includes villages of Touraine, Saumur, Chinon and Vouvray. Lastly in the lower Loire, to the west the Melon de Bourgogne grape variety thrives in the Muscadet region and is the most widely planted grape in the Loire.

Producers to seek out and try include: Henri Bourgeois, Mark Bredif, Domaine Bernard Fleuriet, Vincent Pinard, Eric Bordelet and Gerard Boulay.


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