Sauvignon de Touraine AOP “Le Rendez-Vous du Passage Interdit” 2019
100% Sauvignon Blanc grown on flint and clay soils. Aged for six months on its lees. 50% malolactic fermentation to temper acidity.
Resembles a ‘baby’ Sancerre
This cuvée is named after the small house in the middle of the plot of vines, where the local resistance used to meet during the Second World war.
100% Chenin Blanc
Semi-dry Chenin Blanc (18 grs of residual sugar) from flint and clay soils. Alcoholic fermented in stainless vats with temperature control. Maturing on fine lees for 7 months then bottling in early April to preserve the freshness and natural aroma of the wine.
Ideal with blue cheeses and Asian food such as Thai cuisine. A cuvee named after the patron saint of England to who the church next to the vine plot is dedicated. What could be better than Cuvee St Georges enjoyed along with the country’s national dish – a sumptuous and spicy curry.
100% Melon de Bourgogne / Organic
The vineyard has an unusual terroir because its subsoil is composed of a volcanic rock: gabbro, covered with a layer of clay 40cm. The particularity of this soil gives these wines a minerality and a characteristic lemony note. This cuvee comes in three different labels: two of each in a case of 6, which symbolise terroir, wine and man.
Valençay blanc Vieilles Vignes 2019
Blend of 80% Sauvignon Blanc, 15% Chardonnay and 5% Menu Pineau
The vines lie on a mix of clay/chalk, gravel, and flint soils spread over six hectares. The wine is aged on its fine lees for six months and a percentage of the wine goes through malolactic fermentation in order to gain more depth.
Ideal with poultry, quiche and the local Valençay goat cheese.
100% Chenin Blanc
Dry Chenin Blanc grape (5 grs of residual sugar) from a flint and clay soils, the perfect companion with seafood, Japanese food and raw fish and winter favourites such as Tartiflette or a Raclette dishes and goat cheeses.
90/100 WINE SPECTATOR
Valençay rouge Vielles Vignes 2019
Blend of 40% of Cot (Malbec), 30% of Gamay and 30% of Pinot Noir.
Easy drinking wine with scents of black and ripe red cherry fruits. A smooth palate with a balancing freshness. Ideal with cured meat, sausages, cheeses, pasta and poultry. Could be served lightly chilled.
”I’m interested in people (those ones who taste my wines), in fact the wine is just a pretext!” Andre Fouasssier