Amandiers - 2017 - Laurent Troubat
A killer wine! A complex nose, huge minerality, citrus notes... Palate: this is an intense, structured juice, with great freshness, body and length. A crystalline Chenin, with a saline finish... They have progressed very, very quickly at Domaine l'Austral – watch out for these guys! A wine to put in your cellar ASAP!
- 75 cl
- Original features
- Vin de France
- Degree of alcohol
- 13.5 %
- To drink from
- 2020 to 2028
A 100% Chenin cuvée, from a parcel of 45-year-old vines, grown on Turonian-age chalky soil. Certified organic. Ultra-low yields of 6 hl/ha. Vinification: slow direct pressing (10 hours), a slow fermentation and maturation 8 months in stoneware jars. A homeopathic dose of sulphur at bottling: 1.5 g/hl. The 2018 is stable and ready to be sold before the 2017!
Laurent Troubat (from Savoie) and Pauline Mourrain (from Brittany) met at engineering school in Strasbourg. Graduating in 2011, they quickly realised they’d chosen the wrong career. Their longing for open spaces, their desire to reconnect with nature, to meet amazing people, led them to raise anchor and set sail for Australia. The young couple would work in different types of farming:...All wines
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