OUR LOIRE COLLECTION

Chardonnay

Our Loire Collection

Chardonnay, Sauvignon-Blanc, Cabernet Franc

A few years ago, we decided to explore new horizons as we wanted to experiment the potential of these noble grape varieties, quite symbolic of the Loire Valley vineyards, in our soils and climate. Produced in accordance with the best wine-making traditions, our range of Loire wines boasts a discerning elegance and aromatic finesse, as well as the bright and fruity character so typical of the wines of the Loire Valley.

Chardonnay "Belle-Aisance"

IGP VAL DE LOIRE – 2017

Chardonnay Belle-Aisance - 2016 JPG

Description:

Formerly known as a real locality, « Belle-Aisance » is today the symbolic name where we laid the foundations of our existing wine cellar about 50 years ago. Produced from vines of about 30 years old, this elegant and rich Chardonnay is made from a selection of ripped grapes grown on loam-clay soil with late mica-schists with partial-ageing in French oak barrels. This is a wine of character combining delicacy and aromatic complexity.

Tasting Notes:

« Vibrant colour with green tints. Fairly subtle, focused nose of white fruits with a lick of vanilla. The palate reveals a delicious fusion of fleshy volume and nervy freshness. Precise aromas flow into citrus fruits and a delicate mineral note. Successful. »

Food Pairings:

Sole Fillets with mushrooms Morel sauce, Chicken with Crawfish, Grilled Fish with sauce, Hard Cheeses. 

Chardonnay "Sélection"

IGP VAL DE LOIRE – 2018

Chardonnay Sélection - 2017 JPG

Description:

Estate selection of Chardonnay grapes grown on differents plots of our vineyard primarily on clay-loam soil. Made unoaked with 6 months ageing on fine lees; it is a fruity, fresh, crisp and pleasurable wine with just a bit of creaminess that layers over the stone fruit lingering taste. These characters  combined give this Loire Chardonnay its unique profile.

Tasting Notes:

« Brilliant pale hue with green tints. Nice nose of white-fleshed fruits and spring flowers. The palate is delicate, tense and plump with restrained exuberance. Great aromatic intensity, nothing superficial, persistent. »

Food Pairings:

Aperitifs, Seafood Salads with creamy dressings, Fish and Seafood Terrine, Pan-seared Scallops, Classic Crab Rolls, Roasted Shrimps, Chicken Salads with grapes. 

 

Sauvignon-Blanc "Sélection"

IGP VAL DE LOIRE – 2018

Sauvignon Sélection - 2017 JPG

Description:

Estate selection of Sauvignon-Blanc grapes grown on our vineyard primarily on clay-loam soil. Aged around 6 months only on fine lees, the wine is fresh and lean with lots of tangy citrus and aromatic flavours leading the way. Perfect on any occasion, it is an easy-drinking, classic Loire Sauvignon meant to be drunk young.

Tasting Notes:

« Vibrant pale hue with green tints. Engaging mineral nose with citrus and a trace of boxwood. Lean, silky, invigorating palate with delightful, focused aromas. Lovely precision, intensity, restraint and persistence on the finish. Drink with poached fish. »

Food Pairings:

Aperitifs, Goat’s cheese Salads with lardons and figs, Grilled Asparagus with lemon, olive oil and feta, Smoked Seafood, Sushis and Sashimi, Pan-fried Salmon with Herbs.

 

Cabernet-Franc

IGP VAL DE LOIRE – 2014

Cabernet-Franc - 2014 JPG

Tasting Notes:

« Red wine made exclusively from the Cabernet-Franc grape variety. Garnet colour with aromas of small red berries. The mouth is round and well balanced with attractive tannins and a good length; this is a very drinkable and delicious Cabernet wine. »