Chenin Blanc makes up the vast majority of Stéphane and Séverine's 50 hectares of sustainably farmed vineyards in the Loire Valley. Their Chenin de Loire is from St Aubin de Luigne, in the south of the Loire Valley, where the vines are low yielding and are on a base of some of the finest schist soils to be found in the region.
On the nose: Lively aromas of fresh Golden Delicious apples, and some floral characteristics.
On the palate: Beautifully fresh and crisp on the palate, with apple crispness and a lingering and vibrant finish.
Food pairing: Light seafood platters and light goat's cheeses.
Producer: Domaine des Forges
Grape Variety: Chenin