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L'Insolente

L'Insolente

Region

AOP Saumur Blanc

Winemaker notes

The commune of Turquant is one of the most easterly growing zones within Saumur/Saumur-Champigny, with close proximity to the river. Soils are comprised of soft limestone called "tuffeau" which is know for its ability to regulate moisture during the growing season.

Viticultural Notes

Hand-harvested.

Wine

L'Insolente

Estate

Domaine des Coutures

Vintage

2016

Varietal

100% Chenin Blanc

Region

AOP Saumur Blanc

Vineyard

La Chauvelière

Vine Age

5-10 years

Soil

Tuffeau (Soft Limestone)

Farming

Sustainable

Fermentation

Whole bunch fermentation in stainless steel

Aging

Stainless steel on fine lees

Alcohol

12.5%


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