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Savennières: Château d'Epiré Moelleux 2017

This wonderfully honeyed, sweet Savennières wine has an alluring bouquet of stewed pears, beeswax and fleurs blanches and a ripe, rounded, terrifically textured palate of grilled nuts and orchard fruit with an underlying acidity and subtle mineral nuances.

Bottle
£22.75
Bottle (Case)
£273.00
Tasting Notes

A bouquet of dried fruits and a gently honeyed palate. It is already irresistible but should gain even more depth with bottle-age.

About this wine
Style White Wine, Moelleux, Medium-bodied, Non Sparkling
Wine Region Loire, Savennières
Grape Variety (Cépage) Chenin Blanc
Food & Wine Matching Dessert
Organic Non-Organic
Vintage 2017
Cellarage Drinks well from release but can readily support 10+ years bottle-age.
Vinification Late-harvested grapes are pressed and their juice is then fermented in vats prior to being racked into used wooden barrels for a 12 month élevage before bottling.
Alcohol By Volume (%) 12.5
Producer

Château d'Epiré (Luc Bizard)

Luc Bizard, the amiable patron of Château d'Epiré, is a sixth 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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