TOURAINE || The Touraine AOC stretches from the outer limits of the Anjou region to the gateways of the Sologne, in an area of confluence formed by the Loire river and its tributaries. The soils in the Touraine are very varied, with ?perruches? (clay mixed with flint), ?aubuis? (argilo-calcareous on a chalky subsoil) and sands on clays in the East. The influence of the sea in the West gradually takes on a continental character as you proceed Eastwards. These climatic differences combined with the different soils determine the selection of grape varieties grown.
Pale yellow. Slightly reductive aromas of dried pear, quince and honeycomb. Waxy orchard fruit flavors are interwoven with strands of talc, lemon rind and green tea. Although slightly milky and herbal, this chenin blanc gains...?read more