Situated in the north of Touraine, the "Coteaux du Vendômois" Appellation Contrôlée area extends over limestone hillsides topped with flint clay and enjoys a good exposure.

Story

The wine
A truly amazing white produced by the Cave de Vendôme, which reflects the authenticity of its terroir.
Location
The vineyard is located at the northernmost point of the Loire Valley.
Terroir
The "Coteaux du Vendômois" Appellation Contrôlée area extends over limestone hillsides topped with flint clay.
Vinification
Gentle pressing then light settling before a slow fermentation at 18°C.
Ageing
Maturing on fine lees elegantly brings out its aromatic qualities, its structure and above all its very pretty minerality, then bottled in the spring.
Varietals
Chenin ou chenin blanc

Advice

Serving
Serve chilled (8-10°C).
Tasting notes
Yellow colour with slight bronze reflections. Intense floral, fruity nose (ripe peach, candied citrus fruits) with a nice mineral presence. On the palate, good balance between crunchiness and roundness, enhanced by a hint of mineral freshness. Smooth finish.
Food and wine pairings
It will accompany courgette carpaccio, scampi sautéed with Espelette pepper, fresh salmon rillette with lime, scallop tartar, pike-perch, grilled sea bream, mature regional goat's cheese, stuffed shellfish.