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L'Étincelle

L'Étincelle

Region

AOP Saumur Blanc

Viticultural Notes

A selection from the estate's best parcels from the La Vignolle vineyard grown on tuffeau limestone soils. Hand harvested over several passes through the vineyards. Vineyards are maintained without the use of synthetic fertilizers, pesticides, or herbicides. 

Wine

L'Étincelle

Estate

Domaine des Coutures

Vintage

2015

Varietal

100% Chenin Blanc

Region

AOP Saumur Blanc

Vineyard

La Vignolle

Vine Age

5-10 years

Soil

Tuffeau (Soft Limestone)

Farming

Traditional Viticulture

Fermentation

Fermentation using indigenous yeasts in old oak barrels

Aging

Aging in old oak barrels with regular batonnage of the fine lees

Alcohol

12.5%


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