Vouvray Pétillant Brut

Story

Location
The vineyard is located east of Tours.
Terroir
The Vouvray vineyard covers 2000 hectares on a clay-limestone soil.
The Chenin Blanc, also known as Pineau de Loire, benefits from a beautiful exposure on the plateaus overlooking the Loire.
Vinification
Gentle pneumatic pressing. Settling then controlled fermentation at low temperature (18°C). Elaboration according to the Traditional Method with a second fermentation in the bottle while keeping the carbon dioxide pressure below 3 bars allowing a nice sparkle.
Ageing
Minimum 12 months of storage on laths before disgorging.
Varietals
Chenin blanc : 100%

Advice

Serving
Served chilled (6-8°C).
Tasting notes
Light yellow colour with green highlights. Nice nose with floral notes, dried fruits and a fine touch of honey. Slight effervescence. Fine bubbles with regular release. Supple, round and vinous on the palate with notes of muscatel. Finish with notes of almond and walnut.
Food and wine pairings
It will accompany aperitifs and desserts (tuiles and financiers with almonds, gratins and tiramisu with exotic fruits).