Bestiaire - 2017 - Tanguy Perrault
A cuvée that will delight fans of dry white wine as an aperitif! A nose with notes of white fruits, almonds, and linden blossom... The body of the Chardonnay is balanced by the minerality of the Chenin, it’s nicely rounded in the mouth but then the finish is surprisingly saline. Beautiful.
- 75 cl
- Original features
- Vin de France
- Degree of alcohol
- 13 %
- To drink from
- 2020 to 2024
A blended cuvée of 50% Chenin and 50% Chardonnay from vines farmed organically and planted on a terroir of coarse sand over a slab of limestone 1 metre down. Vinification: Fermentation and ageing in vats, bottled in April 2018. No vintage is noted on the label, but this is indeed a 2017! A pinch of sulphur at the bottling, for a total SO2 of less than 50 mg/l.
Tanguy Perrault, child of the ’75 vintage, obtained a BTS certificate in viticulture/oenology, spent time as a vineyard worker in Bordeaux, and even became cellar master at an estate in Vouvray. But in 2008, after one day his employer snapped at him, “You’ll never be able to work for someone else,” he decided it was time to work for himself. Joined in his slightly mad adventure was his...All wines
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