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François Chidaine, 2018 Montlouis (Alice Chidaine), Les Grillonières



Vintage

2018

Region

FranceLoire ValleyTouraine

Appellation

Montlouis (Alice Chidaine)

Cuvée

Les Grillonières

Varietal

Chenin

Farming

No/Low till, regenerative viticulture, Organic & Biodynamic

Vinification

Indigenous yeast fermented, Barrel Fermented, Barrel Aged

Soil Type

Silex, Chalky Limestone, Clay

François & Manuela’s daughter has now joined the family enterprise. She purchased, farms and vinifies this small parcel in a demi-sec style.

The results are impressive showing unctuous honeyed aromatics with tinges of spices and some tropical fruit. In the mouth, the wine is fresh and tense with nice length and acidity. The apple never falls far from the tree, so they say…

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