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"St Vincent" Chenin Blanc / Chardonnay

Silver!! Concours Général Agricole de Paris - 2017 

Harvested at the start of October - the grapes are truly fully ripe and Golden This wine is aged half-barrels of 600  Because we want the wood to be "melted" in Saint Vincent, that is to say, it does not take over the aromas of wine: the breeding must not erase the character of the wine.

Velvety and fleshy palate with hints of Orange Blossom on the nose and even a little spice on the palate.

ABV 13%

Hand harvested from 0.5ha of 45-year-old vines

3 months in Stainless Steel tanks followed by 12 Months in demi -muids (600-litre Barrels) 

Cellaring Potential 5-10 years 

80% Chenin Blanc/ 20% Chardonnay 

St Vincent is the Patron Saint of Winemakers

The Terroir
The Terroir New Appellation recognised from February 2017 AC Champtoceaux Near Ancenis in the Loire Valley just 40km inland from Nantes. Mica-Schist Soils
The Numbers
Fermentation Cool Temperature fermentation over 3 weeks followed by 5 years on the Lees (Sur-Lie)
ABV % 12.5%
Residual Sugar 1g/L
Tasting Notes
Description Grapes Melon de Bourgogne - 35 Year old Vines from just 1 ha of production. Powerful Nose of Acacia honey, Smooth powerful and mineral on the palate with a brioche flavour.

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St Vincent from Domaine Des Galloires

  • Product Code: STV-15
  • Availability: In Stock
  • Vintage: 2015
  • Country: France
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