ENCHENTOIR BLANC

Designation

AOC SAUMUR

Tasting comment

Golden straw color, the nose delivers the typical characters of dried fruits and honey but also white flowers . This wine is full bodied with a long finish in the mouth.

Food & wine pairing

Zander with sauce hollandaise and vegetables

Hot Goat’s cheese salade

Baked Camembert Samoussas with lettuce

Tasting

  • Serve between 8 and 10°
  • Can be kept for 15 years

Production

2400
Bottles

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100% CHENIN
Manual Harvesting on the Place-dit du Palna
Harvest in one sort
Argilo limestone on chalk tufa

Vines of mass selection on a riparian transplant, aged 15 years, pruned in cordon de royat.
The grass between rows is natural. The earthing-up is done in February and then removed in April. Maintenance under the ranks are done in lace interceps during the summer period.

Biodynamic preparations:
1 500 Maria Thun in late autumn before the winter solstice
1 or 2 horn dung 500 in the spring
1 horn silica 501 after closure of the cluster.

Winemaking

The grapes are placed in the pneumatic press for a pressing during 4 hours. An important aeration is done before the racking and then the fermentation is done in semi-muids of 500 liters. 12 months in oak barrels
No sulfur is added during the vinification until bottling.