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Coteaux du Layon

Grape variety: 100% Chenin

Terroir: Schists

Average age of the vines: 15 years

Average production volume: 100 Hectoliters

Aging: in oak barrels

Analysis: Alcohol 13% Vol + 100 g / liter (residual sugars)

Aging: can age 3 to 10 years

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Vinification

Manual harvest by successive sorting of grapes which have reached over maturity and show a concentration by the action of noble rot. After a 2 to 3 month vinification, the wine is aged in barrels or in stainless steel vats and bottled in May.

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Tasting

The yellow-gold color with green reflections will evolve into shades of old gold.

On the nose: It is intense and complex with aromas of honey and acacia associated with floral aromas and candied fruits.

The palate is round and full, sometimes creamy but always balanced by a frank and refreshing liveliness.

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Food / Wine Pairing

To drink as an aperitif, with foie gras terrine or with desserts or even with cheese (blue cheese).
Serve between 10 ° and 12 ° C. Do not hesitate to decant it after a few years in the cellar.

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