Vouvray Sec, Dom. du Margalleau
Organic

Vouvray Sec, Dom. du Margalleau - 2019

Item # 44940 750mL
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$215.88 $194.29/ Case of 12
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Wine made from grapes grown without synthetic pesticides, fertilizers and herbicides in the vineyard.


Tasting Notes

Brothers Bruno and Jean-Michel Pieaux are 4th generation winemakers in the village of Chancay. They carefully tend vines of Chenin Blanc up to 90 years old on the famous tuffeau soils. This dry white is fermented and aged entirely in stainless steel, and sees 6 months of lees aging. Pair this medium-bodied white with pork and pickled mustard greens.


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About the Producer

Domaine des Mariaudes Château Génot-Boulanger Meursault, Burgundy, France The Domaine des Mariaudes is owned by Château Génot-Boulanger, an independent producer located in Meursault. The Château was established in 1974 when Charles-Henri Génot, a Parisian pharmacist, married Marie Boulanger. Together, they bought vines in Mercurey, Côte Chalonnaise. The domaine grew over the years, and by 1998,...

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