Savennières "Jalousie", Dom. du Closel
Staff Pick
Organic

Savennières "Jalousie", Dom. du Closel - 2015

Item # 17117 750mL
$42.96/ Single Bottle
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Organic

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Practicing Organic

Wine made from grapes grown without synthetic pesticides, fertilizers and herbicides in the vineyard.


Tasting Notes

You'll certainly feel a bit jealous of anyone drinking a glass of this if you're empty-handed. This is stellar Chenin Blanc, dry, with aromas of ripe peach and ginger. Best enjoyed just slightly chilled.


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Staff Pick Notes

Domaine Du Closel offers this youthful Chenin Blanc cuvée, made in a more modern, approachable style. Organic grapes are harvested early to retain crisp acidity, then rested on the lees for 9 months, protected from oxygen. The result is an energized and complex wine, with fresh fruit notes of quince, peach and citrus peel, honeysuckle and beeswax, balanced by schisty-minerality. Fermentation and élevage in oak brings another layer of thoughtfulness to this wine lover’s favourite.

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