2013 Coteaux du Layon, Domaine des Forges

A stunning effort from Stéphane in another vintage where crop is limited. Carefully selected to include only ripe, concentrated grapes, this was a stand out winner from Loire this year for wines of this style and price. Fresh and aromatic with honey and pear, flowers and quince; the palate is clean and elegant with a freshness that balances out the enjoyable sweetness.

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  • Region & country
    Coteaux du Layon, Anjou-Saumur, Loire, France
  • Grape
    Chenin Blanc
  • Maturity
    Mature 2015 - 2020
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  • Sweetness
  • Style
  • Unit Volume
    Bottle (75cl.)
2013 Coteaux du Layon, Domaine des Forges
Domaine des Forges

Situated in a beautiful corner of the Loire Valley, Domaine des Forges is a producer who makes superb wines from a range of different sites on both sides of the River Loire, with an impressive 47 hectares of vines throughout the Coteaux du Layon and Savennières. Stéphane and Severine Branchereau now run the domaine, with the jewel in their crown perhaps their holdings in the newly designated Grand Cru, Quarts de Chaume.

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