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Quarts de Chaume
2007 Chenin Blanc


Vineyard: Slope facing south, protected from winds, near the river.
Soil Type: Schist with clay and pebbles.
Vine Age: 30 years old.
Irrigation: No irrigation
Harvest Date:
Yield: 25 hl/ha


Harvest is done by hand, the vineyard is harvested several times, picking only the mature fruits with concentration, which have been affected by botrytis and undergone passerillage.
Natural fermentation, using the traditional process, maturation and fermentation in barrels and foudres.

Tasting Notes:

Color: Deep yellow developing towards antique gold with hints of amber.
Nose: A wide variety of aromas with lime, wet forest floor after the rain, hints of anis, coconut and cinnamon.
Palate: Supple and pliant with an opulent mouth-feel that displays a long finish integrated with a balancing fresh and bright acidity.
Other: This wine should be served at 8°Centigrade and decanted before serving when young. May be aged for many years.
Pairs excellently with a Roquefort feuilleté.

Chemical Analysis:

Alc (%): 12.5
RS (g/l): 180
TA (g/l): 6.20