Guiberteau, Saumur, Clos des Guichaux (2015)

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  • Size: 1.6 ha (3.95 ac)
  • Variety: Chenin Blanc
  • Vine Age: Planted in 2003
  • Terroir: Bizay, silt and sand soils on relatively soft limestone bedrock
  • Viticulture: Organic
  • Vinification: Gentle pressing of whole clusters, no chaptalization, alcoholic fermentation with indigenous yeasts and 9 months aging in older barrels (2 to 4 years).

This vineyard, a monopole of the domaine, is planted with a density of 5,500 vines per hectare and the maximum yield is 45 hl per hectare. The average production for this cuvée is 500 cases.