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2020 La Lisse Soie d'Ivoire, Chenin Blanc, IGP Haute Vallee de l'Aude 12.5%

Ripe but fresh with a little green apple bite and more buttery notes of brioche from the merest kiss of oak which enriches and rounds it out but is barely detectable to taste. Clever stuff

This is from way down south in behind Roussillon not far from Limoux. For the most part this is Grenache or Mourvèdre country, but this Chenin is grown at altitude on clay and limestone in the foothills of the Pyrenees and this mitigates the temperature, particularly at night. Unripe Chenin from a thin year on the Loire can be a most unpleasant experience, the acidity scarifying the inside of your mouth, but this is beautifully poised with perfectly ripe fruit and stimulating freshness in delicious harmony.

In stock

£9.75

Additional information

Variety

Chenin Blanc

Vintage

2020

Region

Languedoc

Product Type

White

Country

France

Alcohol (%)

12.5

Vegetarian/Vegan

Vegan & Vegetarian

Contact

46 Burlington Road,
Ipswich,
Suffolk IP1 2HS

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