2017 Jean-Francois Merieau Sauvignon de Touraine L'Arpents des Vaudons

Year: 2017
Appellation: Touraine, Loire Valley
Country: France
White Wine
Alcohol by Volume: 12.5%
Price :
$12.95

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Winery Notes:
100% Sauvignon Blanc from a single parcel of old vines (60 years old). Harvested by hand, fermented and aged in stainless steel tank for 7 months. Some lees stirring.

Characteristics:
Pale yellow colour with silvery tones. Pleasant nose with refreshing grassy and white fruits characters. Fresh and crisp in the mouth with round and elegant finish. Very well balanced wine with great complexity.

Soils and location:
South / southeast facing slopes, on deep chalky soils with clay top soil.

Area:
9 hectares of vines aged between 10 and 60 years old.

Yield:
45 hectolitres / hectare.

Winemaking:
The berries are pressed in a pneumatic press. The juice is then left to clarify naturally for 48 hours. Wild yeasts fermentation in thermo-regulated stainless-steel vats with lees stirring.

Food matching:
Lovely with oysters, shellfish and many fish or vegetable based dishes. Try it also on a goat cheese, it will be amazing. Enjoy slightly chilled.Thin of it also for the aperitif.