The vineyard lies on one of the best sites in Nantais at Saint-Fiâcre. Here the soils are layered with
orthogneiss, a cracked, mineral-rich rock through which the vine roots weave and nourish the vine.
Made traditionally at this small estate, the grapes were hand-picked, lightly pressed to retain their
delicacy and purity of flavour, and fermented at cool temperatures to preserve their aromas. The wine
was left on its fine lees until the following spring to add complexity and extra richness.
Ripe pear fruit and flinty notes with a hint of yeasty lees on the nose. The palate has a classic salty
tang and mineral complexity with some richness characteristic of the warm vintage and a tasty long
Begs for shellfish on ice but would also work well with almost any grilled fish and soft cheeses.