Les Grives Soûles - 2021 - Tanguy Perrault
A very expressive, complex Chenin with notes of white fruits, almond, and linden blossom... Palate: taut, great freshness, and fine balance... Remarkable pleasure for the price!
- 75 cl
- Original features
- Organic wine
- Degree of alcohol
- 13.5 %
- To drink from
- 2023 to 2028
100% Chenin. From 40- to 50-year-old vines grown organically and planted on clays over a slab of limestone one meter down, in the villages of Noizay and Vouvray. Manual harvest, very low yields of 12 hl/ha in 2021 because the vines suffered from the frost. Vinification: direct pressing, then fermentation and aging in 300-litre barrels of several wines, bottled at the Domaine in July 2022 with a pinch dose of sulphur.
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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