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Specifications

Colour:

White

Producer:

Domaine de la Taille aux Loups

Region:

Loire

Appellation:

Montlouis

Grape Type:

Chenin Blanc

Montlouis, Clos Mosny, 2016

6x75cl £103.50

10 cases, 2 bottles

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Tasting Note:

More stony and pixelated on the nose than Remus, then lemon verbena and fine herbs and a twist of lemon pith. There’s a succulence and inner tension to this that is still quite wrapped up in fruit, then a gorgeous finish that hints at stones and salt and crushed chalk but also peaches and yellow plums. An historic 12ha vineyard on the plateau of Husseau that Jacky has been helping back to full health over the past 8 years or so. There are multiple parcels in the Clos and only about 12% makes it into the final Cuvée. The wines always carry a little more weight and fruit flesh than the Hauts de Husseau cuvee. Barrel fermented using wild yeasts in primarily old oak barrels.

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