La Grande Grive - 2018 - Tanguy Perrault
A complex nose with notes of citrus fruit, orange peel, and almonds in their shells... The palate: lovely body, dense. A bottle crafted for the dinner table, a true Chenin for gastronomy!
- 75 cl
- Original features
- Degree of alcohol
- 14.5 %
- To drink from
- 2020 to 2025
A cuvée of Chenin from two parcels: in the first, 80-year-old vines are planted on the first slopes, in shallow soils of limestone pebbles; the other parcel is planted in terraces with vines about fifteen years old, a site inaccessible to machines and thus ploughed by horse. In the winery: direct pressing, indigenous yeasts, fermentation in barrels, and bottled in early July 2019. A pinch of sulphur at 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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