sec "Les Tuffieres" 2016

vouvray, france


VARIETAL: 100% Organic Chenin Blanc

STYLE: Dry, still

WINEMAKER: Jérôme Loisy

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

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

VINIFICATION: Temperature controlled fermentation, no malolactic 

TASTING NOTES: Straw yellow color with aromas of white flowers, dill and anise. Bright and crisp in the mouth with citrus flavors and excellent minerality.

FOOD PAIRINGS: Excellent as an aperitif or enjoy with oysters, sushi or other light fare