Le Coeur de la Reine Touraine Sauvignon Blanc 2020
A collaboration with Rodolphe & Ludivine Marteau and Vincent Leclair - both fourth generation families in Touraine. The Marteaus took over their family’s estate in 2010 which is a 29 hectare property is located on South bank of the river Cher, on siliceous-argilo (clay and flint) soils.
These vines average 30 years in age and are meticulously tended by the
family. Short-cane pruning, selective ploughing, spring de-budding, deleafing, grass cover throughout the vineyard and green harvest practices all lend to limited yields and best quality fruit at harvest.
Touraine appellation is about 2 hours South East of Paris. The region is formed by the confluence of the Loire river and its tributaries. Some of the most famous French castles can be found in this picturesque region.
100% Sauvignon Blanc
The nose offers an intense “fruit basket” dominated by citrus scents with a note of blackcurrant bud. In the mouth, all is suppleness and elegance. The final spicy note emphasizes the freshness and the generous length of this Touraine Sauvignon. 13.5% Alc.
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