Style
White
Type

Still

Winemaker

Christophe Vigneau-Chevreau

Appellation

Vouvray

Varieties

Chenin Blanc

Viticulture

Dry-farmed vines averaging 40 years old, planted at the regulated Vouvray density of 6600 vines per hectare. Manual harvest using small (30kg) crates. 45 hectoliters/hectare yields on average.

Farming

Biodynamic and Certified Organic

Terroir

Tuffeau and argillaceous (clay) chalks with some parcels composed of Silex and covered by Perruches, Touraine’s flinty stones.

Vinification

Fermentation occurs with indigenous yeasts. A small portion of the wine ferments in used oak demi-muid, but the majority is done in temp-controlled stainless steel. No additives are used other than SO2. No fining. One filtration right before bottling.

Aging

Rests on the fine lees until spring, at which time the portion fermented in barrel is blended with the portion fermented in steel to age in steel until bottling. Bottling is done at a young age (~April) to avoid oxidation and minimize use of sulphites.

Features

Vegan

Available Sizes (L)

0.750

Distribution Area

National

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