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Location
Situated to the east of Tours, between the Loir and Cher rivers, the Touraine vineyards stretch across the hillsides overlooking the Loire.
Terroir
The vines are located on clay-limestone soils; and in the valleys, on gravel and sand soils. Chenin Blanc is also called Pineau de Loire.
Vinification
Gentle pneumatic pressing. Settling then controlled fermentation at low temperature (18°C). Elaboration according to the Traditional Method with second fermentation in the bottle.
Ageing
Aged for a minimum of 12 months on laths before disgorging.
Varietals
Chenin blanc : 100%

Advice

Serving
Served chilled (6-8°C).
Tasting notes
Light gold colour with green highlights. Fine bubbles. Intense nose with notes of ripe fruit (apricot, pineapple) accompanied by a fine toasted touch. Round mouth marked by a nice effervescence. Finish with notes of ripe fruit.
Food and wine pairings
This wine will accompany aperitifs and desserts (apple and almond tarts, honey shortbread).