Cour-Cheverny Roger Tessier Moelleux 2015
Bottle Sizes 500ml
Region Loire Valley
Wine Type White - Still
Vineyard Cour-Cheverny as an appellation is only 48ha in size! Vines average 50 years old.
Soil Limestone bedrock under sand and clay.
Viticulture As with each of Tessier's wines, organic methods are used as Philippe works the soils and harvest the grapes by hand.
Vinification All fruit is hand harvested. The grapes undergo a slow and long fermentation in barrique. Only native yeasts are used at the domaine. Tessier allows malolactic fermentation to complete naturally, does not fine, and only applies a light filtration if necessary at bottling. The wine is bottled Moelleux 52g/l of sugar.
Aging 13 months in barrique and 4 months in tank.
Production Extremely limited.
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