What importer Polaner Selections has to say about this wine...
VINEYARDA single mid-slope parcel of very old vines on tuffeau.SOILTuffeau- dominantVITICULTUREVineyards in biodynamic conversion. All grapes are hand harvested.VINIFICATION100% destemmed with up to a 1 month of maceration in stainless steel tank. Very gentle extractions with pumpovers only every 2 or 3 days. Natural yeast fermentation and no SO2 used until after Malo (and then only minimal quantities), which takes places in barrel (30% new wood, low toast).AGINGAged in barrel (30% new) for 24 months in underground tunnels carved out of tuffeau
Loire Valley Wines
The Loire Valley is France’s greatest source of value for anyone looking for elegant, terroir-driven wines. Our collection celebrates the region’s great diversity, with the mineral-driven whites of Muscadet and Sancerre, the beautiful Chenin Blancs and Cabernet Francs from villages like Vouvray and Chinon, and natural wines from everywhere in the region. Sometimes wonderfully fresh and gulpable, sometimes serious and age-worthy, the prices are always very reasonable.