Chardonnay Val de Loire IGP 2020

£9.49 Inc. VAT

Chardonnay Val de Loire IGP 2020

£9.49 Inc. VAT

A great quality Chardonnay wine coming from the vineyards of the fabulous region of Loire Valley. The wine has a bright and luminous colour with yellow glints. On the nose, it has rich aromas of apple, citrus, pineapple, caramel and notes of fresh butter and hazelnut. On the palate, the wine is fresh, elegant with a long-lasting finish. This wine pairs excellently well with shellfish, seafood and cheeses. Ideally served at a temperature range of 8-10°C. 

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Description

Chardonnay Val de Loire IGP 2020 11.5% (France)

Yield (hl/hectare): 60hl/ha

 60hl/ha
Production Method

The density of 3,500 to 4,000 vines/ha. A Guyot pruning system is used. Flint and clay-limestone soils. Manual and mechanical leaf removal.

Winemaking Process:

In the mechanical harvest, 80% of the crop is squeezed directly and 20% is placed in vats for maceration in order to obtain the desired color and well-balanced wine. The process of settling lasts for 24 hours. For fermentation, the temperature is maintained between 18 and 20°. This process is followed by ageing in vats on fine lees for 6 months until bottling.

Annual Production:

15,000 Bottles

Ageing Potential:

The optimal consumption of this wine is within the first years but the complexity is revealed after several years of cellaring.

Vineyards Location:

Val de Loire is a region-level IGP title, covering wines made in an area that roughly corresponds to the Loire Valley wine region of northern France. The catchment area of the IGP encompasses 14 departments and is one of the largest in France in terms of area. The majority of wines made under the IGP come from a single variety

 

Additional information

Percentage (ABV)

11.50%

Product Information

Country: France Region: Loire Valley Winery: Domaine Moncourt Grape: Chardonnay 100% Bottle Size: 750ml Closure Type: Cork Allergy Advice: Contains Sulphites Style: (Rosé) Dry, Light- Bodied Occasion Best Suited: Casual, Event, Party

Serving Advice

8-10°C Open 20 minutes prior to serving