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Pinon, Domaine FrançoisRosé Pétillant Naturel Brut (2018)
Côt from Loire, France
50% Côt (Malbec)/50% Grolleau. This sparkling méthode ancestrale rosé is Pinon's only non-Chenin wine, made from black grapes planted by François Pinon's father in order to supply their workers with red wine. There is only 1 hectare, so production is small. Two weeks into its fermentation with...
Organic
DB8933-18
Pinon, Domaine FrançoisVouvray Brut
Chenin Blanc from Loire, France
100% Chenin Blanc. Pinon makes two brut sparkling wines, both méthode champenoise from estate parcels of flinty clay soils over the classic Vouvray tuffeau (soft chalky limestone). The earlier-harvested fruit goes into this bottling since it receives a dosage in the end (with the riper, later-...
90 JGOrganic
DB8928-15
Pinon, Domaine FrançoisVouvray Brut Non-Dosé (2015)
Chenin Blanc from Loire, France
100% Chenin Blanc. Pinon makes two brut sparkling wines, both of which are made with the méthode champenoise and from estate parcels of flinty clay soils over the classic Vouvray tuffeau (soft chalky limestone). The later-harvested, riper fruit goes into this zero-dosage bottling to allow for a...
Organic
DB8931-15
Pinon, Domaine FrançoisVouvray Déronnières
Chenin Blanc from Loire, France
100% Chenin Blanc. Deronnières is the newest of Pinon's site-specific bottlings though the oldest of its vines. The fruit used to be blended into their flint-focused Silex Noir but starting in the 2014, Pinon opted to single it out because it is not in fact a silex-driven site. Deronnières was...
Organic
DB8902-18
Pinon, Domaine FrançoisVouvray Le
Chenin Blanc from Loire, France
100% Chenin Blanc. The simply named "Le 2016" was Pinon's only still white bottling in this very difficult vintage in which the estate lost 75% of its crop; it replaced the usual trio of Trois Argiles, Silex Noir and Les Deronnières. With the fruit from all of these sites combined, the average age...
Organic
DB8875-16
Pinon, Domaine FrançoisVouvray Silex Noir
Chenin Blanc from Loire, France
100% Chenin Blanc. Silex Noir is named for the black-flint soils characteristic of two parcels totalling 3.7 hectares that go into this bottling. These sites lie on hilly south-southeast-exposed terrain, below the plateau of cooler clay soils above from whence comes Pinon's Trois Argiles bottling,...
Organic
DB8927-17
Pinon, Domaine FrançoisVouvray Trois Argiles
Chenin Blanc from Loire, France
100% Chenin Blanc. Trois Argiles is named for three parcels of clay-rich soils totalling 3.75 hectares that go into this bottling. They lie on an eastern-facing plateau above Pinon's flinty Silex Noir slopes and are a mix of sandy clay over the classic Vouvray tuffeau (chalky limestone) 1.5 meters...
Organic
DB8926-18