2015 AOC Saumur - Les Fontenelles


2015 AOC Saumur - Les Fontenelles


This is the first vintage of Chenin, and what a vintage. Elegant with restraint and precision; a linear expression. Silex soils bring energy and minerality.

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Cuvée: AOC Saumur - Les Fontenelles

Style: Still

Colour: White

Grape Varieties: 100% Chenin

ABV: 13%

Vintage: 2015

25-year-old vines. Slow pressing with fermentation and ageing in four and five-year-old barriques for 20 months (a very slow ferment). Four months in tank. Bottled early 2018.

Sulphur: 20mg /l on bottling

Soil: Clay silex

Yield: 15 Hl / Ha