Hureau Saumur Argile Blanc

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Wine label
Vintage:2016
Bottle sizes:750 ML
Country:France
Region:Loire
Appellation:Saumur
Type:White
Varietals:Chenin Blanc
Organic:Practicing
Vineyard:Four parcels of Chenin with an average vine age of 30 years old.
Orientation:Multiple parcels, varied exposure
Soil:Deep clay topsoil (Argiles, the wine's namesake) and a bedrock of tuffeaux.
Viticulture:Farmed organically since 2010. Soils are tilled, yields kept low at 30-40hl/ha.
Vinification:Native yeast fermentation in tank.
Aging:9 months of ageing in neutral barrel.
Production:Limited. Chenin represents just a few hectares (and less than 10% of estate's total production)
Tasting:Aromatically lifted with notes of apricot and anjou pear. This succulent and focused sipper is among the great Chenin Blanc values in our Loire portfolio.