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Jean-Christophe Garnier Rouchefert Chenin Blanc VdF 2021

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Primary Notes: Apple Plum Beeswax

Secondary Notes:

Tertiary Notes:

Body: Medium

Dryness: Very Dry

Acidity: High

Tannin: Light

Alcohol (%): 12.5

Origin: Loire, France

Maker: Jean-Christophe Garnier

Grape: Chenin Blanc

Fermentation: Natural, Organic Slight Wood

Awards:

Decanting: No

Serving Temperature: Best served between 8‚Äď10¬įC

Asian Food Pairing: Sio Bak, Japanese style seared scallops, Tuna sashimi

Western Food Pairing: Fish pie, quiche, crispy pork belly

Description

Jean-Christophe Garnier Rouchefert Chenin Blanc VdF 2021

Jean-Christophe Garnier Rouchefert Chenin Blanc is a lively individual with quiet confidence. Golden yellow colour. Freshly cut apples and yellow orchard plums fill the nose before being closely followed by hints of sherry and beeswax. The aromas follow through to its dry and medium-bodied palate, which finishes with a crisp acidity.

100% Chenin Blanc. The fruit for this wine is grown in Jean-Christophe's certified organic vineyard in the village of Saint Lambert du Lattay, Loire. 

Manual harvest of the fruit. Long and slow soft pressing. Ambient fermentation in barrels with indigenous yeast. The wine ages for 1 year in oak barrels while it undergoes malolactic fermentation. Light filtration, no added sulphur.