François Chidaine, 2020 Montlouis (Alice Chidaine), Les Grillonières – .5% RS



Vintage

2020

Region

FranceLoire ValleyTouraine

Appellation

Montlouis (Alice Chidaine)

Cuvée

Les Grillonières

Varietal

Chenin

Farming

No/Low till, regenerative viticulture, Organic & Biodynamic

Vinification

Aged in bottle before release, Barrel Aged, Barrel Fermented, Estate grown grapes, Hand harvested, Indigenous yeast fermented, Large format barrel aged, Organically Grown Grapes

Soil Type

Chalky Limestone, Clay, Silex

Note

Very Limited-please inquire

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