Chinon Croix Boissée Blanc

2018

100% Chenin Blanc. Croix Boissée is a half-hectare parcel of 25-year-old vines on very poor, chalky, thin clay-limestone soils. Fermented to dryness (2 grams RS or under) and aged in 500-liter barrels. Bottled unfined and unfiltered.

 

91 points
"A surprising Chenin Blanc from Chinon’s tuffeau soils, the result of long, long fermentation (12 months) in 500-liter barrel. On the nose, wet earth, citrus blossom and honeysuckle, then full-bodied with lots of peach, clementine and even mango flavors, a salty core, and a dry, stony finish."
Jason Wilson,
Vinous Media
, June 2020

SKU/Code: 
DB8348-18
Product Line: 
White
Varietal: 
Chenin Blanc
Farming Type: 
Organic