Blanco Chileno - 2022 - Louis Antoine Luyt
A sun-kissed bottle, a generous juice carried by exotic and citrus fruits, enhanced by a beautiful bouquet of white flowers and gorse. The palate is in perfect harmony with the nose, round and powerful, with a long and saline finish.
- 75 cl
- Original features
- Blanco Chileno
- Degree of alcohol
- 12.5 %
- To drink from
- 2023 to 2027
95% Gamay Blanc (which is actually an old massal selection of Chardonnay) and 5% of Gordo Blanco (=Muscat d'Alexandrie), from vines grown organically and planted in the Maule region 400km South of Santiago. The two parcels are really close. Manual harvest. Vinification: direct pressing and 6 months of aging in vats for the Chardonnay, destemming and two weeks of maceration in open wooden vats for the Gordo Blanco. Blending before bottling without fining nor filtration in France. Just a micro-dose of sulphur.
Louis-Antoine Luyt was born in the Breton coastal city of St Malo some forty years ago. Following a handful of formative viticultural experiences alongside the likes of Philippe Pacalet and Marcel Lapierre, he finally moved to Chili, and settled in Cauquenès, 400 km south of Santiago de Chile. In 2006, he produced his first wines and in February 2010, when an earthquake caused the...All wines
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