What importer Polaner Selections has to say about this wine...
]VINEYARDThese 60 year old vines are densely planted at 5,000 vines per hectare.SOILSiliceous-clay and sandy topsoils over limestoneVITICULTUREFarmed organically; grapes are hand harvested.VINIFICATIONVinified without stems, in an indigenous yeast fermentation that lasts for 25 days. They use open-top wood containers for vinification, and pump-over and do pigeage once a dayAGINGThe wine is aged in large used wood barrels for 18 months, then bottled unfiltered.
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.