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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.

Size
150 cl
Original features
Low-sulfite
Appellation
Vin de France
Degree of alcohol
13 %
To drink from
2020 to 2025
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€52.00
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, a young vigneron located since 2007 in Tracy-sur-Loire, is a member of the French natural wine association AVN. The estate is composed of 11 hectares, 100% Sauvignon – as you may have guessed, we’re in Pouilly-Fumé. But here there are at least two different soil types: Portlandian-era limestone (135 million years old) covering 8 hectares, with little to no arable soil, an...

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