anjou chenin 2016

anjou, france

 

VARIETAL: 100% Chenin Blanc

WINEMAKER: Julien Denis

FARMING PRACTICES: Rows grassed over; clusters thinned at start of season to limit yields

VINIFICATION: Fruit carefully selected on sorting table; 12 hours maceration; fermentation at controlled temperature of 64-68º

AGING: In barrels

TASTING NOTES: Round and concentrated in the mouth, balanced by fresh citrus flavors and bright minerality. Notes of pear, honey and nuts with a lingering finish. 

FOOD PAIRINGS: Creamy pastas, fish in butter sauce and vegetables.

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