Cheverny Blanc - 2022 - Hervé Villemade
A nose of flowers, grapefruit and yellow fruits. On the palate: it’s all about vibrancy and energy, with a touch of flint stone. Freshness and balance, a wine that delivers!
- 75 cl
- Original features
- Degree of alcohol
- 12 %
- To drink from
- 2023 to 2027
Blend: 70% Sauvignon and 30% Chardonnay, from several parcels between 12 and 40 years old. Soils of sand with flint and Sologne clay. The estate is certified organic by ECOCERT, with natural grass ground cover between the vine rows. Harvesting by hand, careful grape sorting in the vines. Vinification: direct pressing, low temperature fermentation, indigenous yeasts, no chaptalisation, no sulphur, malolactic fermentation. Matured on fine lees in vats on the 24th of March 2023, bottled without fining or filtration, just a micro dose of sulphur.
Hervé Villemade is a natural winemaker situated within the Cheverny appellation. Less of a media darling than his famous neighbour Thierry Puzelat , Hervé and his 25-hectare estate nonetheless have nothing to be shy about. You might say there’s a gentle and productive form of competition between them, a source of motivation perhaps... When the family estate was handed over to him in 1995,...All wines
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