Moulin Touchais Coteaux du Layon

Moulin Touchais

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Snapshot
Vintage: 1968
Bottle sizes: 750 ML
Country: France
Region: Loire
Appellation: Coteaux-Du-Layon
Wine type: Sweet / Fortified
Varietals: Chenin Blanc
Vineyard: Historic property of 145 hectares, of which only 10% is from the Coteaux du Layon appellation.
Soil: Schist, limestone and chalk
Viticulture: Coteaux du Layon rarely gets much botrytis, and consequently many of the sweeter-styled chenin blancs are a result of the grapes dehydrating on the vine, rather than being concentrated by noble rot.
Vinification: Fermentation in apoxy- or glass-lined concrete.
Aging: Ages for 6-8 months before being bottled. Wine is held for at least a decade of cellar ageing prior to release.