Domaine aux Moines Savennieres-Roche Aux Moines

Domaine aux Moines

http://www.domaine-aux-moines.com/

Wine label
Vintage:2015
Bottle sizes:750 ML
Country:France
Region:Loire
Appellation:Savennieres R Aux Moines
Type:White
Varietals:Chenin Blanc
Organic:Practicing
Vineyard:9.6 hectares of Chenin blanc grown on hillsides along the Loire River.
Orientation:South and southwest facing
Soil:Schist with sandstone and clay
Viticulture:Yields are kept extremely low, usually around 30 h/h, and all work is done by hand including the harvest which occurs slowly over a few weeks (5-6 "tries" or pickings). Will be certified organic in the 2012 vintage!
Vinification:Fermented with indigenous yeasts in tank.
Aging:Aged in a combo of tank and cask (220 and 400-liter, mostly used), with usually 65-75% tank and the rest wood.
Production:1,500 cases