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François Chidaine, 2018 Montlouis, Les Tuffeaux



Vintage

2018

Region

FranceLoire ValleyTouraine

Appellation

Montlouis

Cuvée

Les Tuffeaux

Varietal

Chenin

Farming

Biodynamic

Vinification

Indigenous yeast fermented, Barrel Fermented, Barrel Aged

Soil Type

Silex, Chalky Limestone, Clay

The domaine bottling is derived from bunches left to hang on all parcels in Montlouis that the estate owns. Always vinified in a demi-sec style, it shows unctuous notes of citrus, exotic fruits and honey in the nose that lead into a wine with excellent, fresh acidity and good length that really coats the palate. The ever-present bedrock of silex and limestone impart an overall mineral component to the texture of the wine, leaving it with a more tense, high-toned texture beneath the residual sugar.

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