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Vallée de la Loire

Domaine Alexandre Bain

Terre d'Obus - 2017 - Alexandre Bain - Magnum

A luscious Sauvignon. A rich nose, with notes of dried fruits, hazelnut, acacia flower, and hawthorn. A vibrant palate, well balanced, profound, super expressive. Love at first taste.

150 cl
Original features
Vin de France
Degree of alcohol
13 %
To drink from
2019 to 2025

VAT included

100% Sauvignon from a parcel of massal selection vines planted in 2009, cultivated on Portlandian-era loamy clay limestone soils (135 million years old), and situated on a high windy plateau to the west, near the river, a milder climat. Natural vinification, direct pressing, yields around 40 hl/ha, indigenous yeasts, no added enzymes, matured 14 months in casks. The wines are neither fined nor filtered. 1 g/hl of sulphur at bottling. The estate is certified organic and biodynamic.

Alexandre Bain

Alexandre Bain

Alexandre Bain, installé depuis 2007 à Tracy-sur-Loire, est membre de l'association des vins naturels. Le domaine est constitué de 11 hectares, que du Sauvignon, évidemment on est à Pouilly-Fumé. Mais avec 2 sols différents: Calcaire du Portlandien (135 millions d’années) sur 8 Ha, avec peu ou pas de terre arable, forte pierrosité, qui apporte beaucoup de rondeur, un coté très ensoleillé. Ce...

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