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Specifications

Colour:

White

Producer:

Domaine de la Taille aux Loups

Region:

Loire

Appellation:

Vin de France

Grape Variety:

Chenin Blanc

Clos de Venise, 2016

6x75cl £135.00

10 cases Equiv. £22.50 per bottle

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Tasting Note:

One of the great Vouvray vineyards vinified in the Taille Aux Loups cellars in Montlouis (and therefore, by dint of French AOC red tape, unable to bear the name Vouvray). A top quality 1 hectare south facing vineyard on Vouvray's renowned 'Premiere Cote'. The vines here sit in limestone with a sprinkling of clay and flint on the surface and the resulting wines are some of the appellations finest. 2016 was a vintage hit hard by frosts, the domaine registering just 9hl per ha on average! Which makes the results all the more staggering. A seamless, concentrated but lively Chenin that tastes of flint soils and elegant, salty, moreish citrus fruit. V impressive.

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