2019 Savennières Les Caillardières, Domaine du Closel

These vines are grown on sandstone soils, and are picked around 10 days after La Jalousie, when the skins are a little thicker and beginning to turn golden brown. The wine is aged for 18 months in demi-muids, and the result is a wine that so perfectly captures the essence of Chenin Blanc. This is all crisp russet apple with just a hint of nutty complexity emerging. The palate is, whilst arresting in its freshness, also so silky in texture - a quality Evelyne says is typical of Les Caillardières. This is the dark horse of the Closel cellar: one to drink before the Clos du Papillon perhaps, but capably of giving as much enjoyment from its complex layer.

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Bottle
In stock
£32.68
Case, 6 Bottles
In stock
£196.08

WINE DETAILS

  • Region & country
    Savennières, Anjou-Saumur, Loire, France
  • Maturity
    Ready 2021 - 2030
  • Colour
    White
  • Sweetness
    Dry
  • Style
    Still
  • Unit Volume
    Bottle (75cl.)
2019 Savennières Les Caillardières, Domaine du Closel

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