Montlouis-sur-Loire: Berger Frères 'Les Plantes Baron' Sec 2019
A dry Montlouis wine from the Berger Frères - clean, green apple and grapefruit aromas precede a zesty, citric palate. This excellent example of Chenin Blanc has a bright, refreshing acidity and crisp, dry finish. Certified organic.
The Berger family's still Montlouis Sec - from 30+ year old vines - is equally as meritorious as their sparkling Mousseaux Brut, with subtle spring blossom and citrus scents, lots of ripe orchard fruit flavours and a fresh, zesty finish - a wine that is taut and tangy and unfailingly reliable! Serve with fish, goat's cheese or Saint Nectaire.
|Style||White Wine, Sec, Light-bodied, Non Sparkling|
|Wine Region||Loire, Montlouis|
|Grape Variety (Cépage)||Chenin Blanc|
|Food & Wine Matching||Cheese, Goat's Cheese, White Fish|
|Cellarage||Best drunk fairly young but will happily stand 2 to 3 years in bottle and show little sign of fatigue.|
|Vinification||Hand harvested Chenin Blanc grapes are fully de-stemmed and vinified in stainless steel vats. The wine is fined and then filtered prior to a spring bottling.|
|Alcohol By Volume (%)||12.5|
Berger Frères (Michel & Laurent Berger)
The Bergers are widely regarded as amongst the very best producers at Montlouis, producing wines of a consistently high quality. They continue to furnish Yapp Brothers with a range of wonderfully authentic wines, from a fresh and lively mousseux to a citrus crisp sec.
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