Montlouis Les Choisilles (sec) 2015
Bottle Sizes 750ml
Region Loire Valley
Appellation Montlouis Sur Loire
Wine Type White - Still
Varietals Chenin Blanc
Vineyard 30-90 year old vines in the vineyards of Les Epinais, La Taille aux Loups and Clos au Renard.
Soil Choisilles - a combination of tuffeau, limestone, clay and course elements of black flint.
Viticulture Vineyards are farmed using biodynamic methods and simple guyot pruning. Vines are planted at a density of 6600 vines per hectare.
Vinification After pressing, the alcoholic fermentation is carried out by indigenous yeasts in half barrels. It can last up to six months. The "malolactic fermentation" is not sought. The wine is aged sur-lie. Vinified sec at 4 grams/ liter of residual sugar.
Aging Aged in a combination of tank and used demi-muids for 11 months.
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