Chidaine Montlouis Tuffeaux [demi-sec]

Chidaine

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Wine label
Vintage:2015
Bottle sizes:750 ML
Country:France
Region:Loire
Appellation:Montlouis-Sur-Loire
Type:White
Varietals:Chenin Blanc
Biodynamic:Practicing
Vineyard:The appellation of Montlouis is located at the junction of the Loire and Cher Rivers, and spreads across approximately 400 hectares. This wine was sourced from an estate-owned, biodynamically farmed parcel measuring 20 hectares in area. It has 30-90 year old vines which yield an average of 43 hectoliters per hectare.
Orientation:Multiple parcels, exposure varies
Soil:Clay with pieces of coarse flint over a base of "tuffe" - soft, white limestone.
Viticulture:These biodynamically-farmed grapes are hand-harvested and sorted through multiple times.
Vinification:Following a pneumatic pressing, the juice is fermented with indigenous yeasts in 600L demi-muids for up to 6 months. No malolactic fermentation.
Aging:Aged for 11 months on its fine lees in demi-muids.