2018 Charles Joguet 'les Charmes' Chinon Blanc - CHINON, LOIRE, FRANCE. 750ml
From the left bank of the Vienne River, on the edge of A.O.C. Chinon, grown on ideal clay and limestone soil.
Grapes are pressed gently by pneumatic press, Must is racked to ferment in 225-L barrels, only 1/3 of which are new. Slow, cold ferment reveals the aromas and structure of the Chenin Blanc. Regular stirring of fine lees.
Fermentation lasts for approximately three months. Wines age for 4-6 months after fermentation, rested in stainless until.