brut "les tuffieres"

vouvray, france

 

VARIETAL: 100% Organic Chenin Blanc

STYLE: Dry sparkling

WINEMAKER: Jérôme Loisy

VINEYARD: 40+ year old vines; red clay soils; planted on hillside overlooking the Loire Valley

FARMING: Certified organic; rows grassed; biodiversity encouraged; no herbicide or insecticide used; hand harvested

VINIFICATION: Methode Traditionnelle, aged 18 months on the lees after second fermentation

TASTING NOTES: Pale yellow in the glass with lively bubbles. Expressive nose with clean, mineral aromas. Layered, expressive and crisp in the mouth.

FOOD PAIRINGS: Excellent as an aperitif or enjoy with anything from desserts to seafood to fried chicken.