Savennières: Château d'Epiré 'Le Hu Boyau' 2012

Grasp this rare opportunity to purchase a mature white wine from a top vineyard site next door to the legendary Clos de la Coulée de Serrant, in the shabby chic village of Savennières. Partner with Coquilles St- Jacques, blanquette de veau, baked camembert or mushroom risotto for a life-affirming treat.

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Tasting Notes

5th generation winemaker, Paul Bizard, vinifies the 60-year old grapes from this unofficial Premier cru site 'Hu Boyau' (meaning 'over the woods' in local dialect) separately from his main Savennières – in newish (1-7 year) oak barrels.

About this wine
Style White Wine, Sec, Medium-bodied, Non Sparkling
Wine Region Loire, Savennières
Grape Variety (Cépage) Chenin Blanc
Food & Wine Matching Cheese, Seafood
Viticulture Non-Organic
Vintage 2012
Cellarage Drink 2019 to 2022.
Vinification 60 year-old vines are hand-harvested and then vinified in (1-7 year old) oak barrels for 9 months.
Alcohol By Volume (%) 13

Château d'Epiré (Paul Bizard)

Paul Bizard, the amiable patron of Château d'Epiré, is a fifth generation vigneron with as sharp an insight into the region's wines as anyone in the vicinity.

The Château d’Epiré is one of the oldest vineyards in Savennières and it has been in the family since the 17th century. The vineyard has eleven hectares of which nine are for producing Savennières.


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