Domaine aux Moines Savennieres-Roche Aux Moines

Country: 
France
Region: 
Loire
Item code: 
FRM010
Vintage: 
1998
Bottle sizes: 
750 ML
Appellation: 
Savennieres R Aux Moines
Wine type: 
White
Organic: 
Practicing
Domaine aux Moines
Varietals: 
Chenin Blanc
9.6 hectares of Chenin blanc grown on hillsides along the Loire River.
South and southwest facing
Schist with sandstone and clay
In organic conversion. 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).
Fermented with indigenous yeasts in stainless steel tanks.
Aged in a combo of tank and cask (220 and 400-liter, mostly used), with usually 65-75% tank and the rest wood.
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