Les Souchettes - 2020 - Hervé Villemade
A nose of citrus fruits, white fruits, and pear... Palate: a frank attack, a lot of tension, beautiful minerality, freshness, and a long, salty finish. A wine that’s at once complex and refreshing.
- 75 cl
- Original features
- Vin de France
- Degree of alcohol
- 12 %
- To drink from
- 2023 to 2027
100% Menu Pineau from young vines grown organically and planted on clay-siliceous soils. 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, fermentation and aging for 19 months in amphorae. Bottled in March 2022 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
from the estate