Calligramme Jasnières 2015

SKU/Code: 
DB8416-15
Product Line: 
White
Varietal: 
Chenin Blanc
Country: 
France
Region: 
Loire
Farming Type: 
Biodynamic
Bellivière

100% Chenin Blanc. Calligramme is the old-vine version of Les Rosiers: a Jasnières bottling from multiple parcels, with vines ranging in age from 50 to 75 years old, on particularly rocky, tuffeau-rich clay-flint soils on south-southwest-facing slopes. The collective yield is a modest 25-35 hl/ha. The sites are farmed biodynamically and harvested by hand. The fruit is pressed and barrel-fermented with native yeasts and minimal sulfur; the wine is aged in mostly used barrels with a small proportion of new oak for one year.