VdF Blanc, "Les Blanderies", Ferme de la Sansonnière
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VdF Blanc, "Les Blanderies", Ferme de la Sansonnière - 2020

Item # 49179 750mL

Mark Angéli is a former mason turned winemaker, who purchased this estate in Thouarcé in 1989. A single parcel wine coming from the vineyard's younger portion of Chenin Blanc, this is no less rich and expressive. A touch off-dry, this is a rare and unique expression of one of the world's greatest varieties. Pair with mapo tofu.

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  • Limited Production: Only 1 bottle(s) per customer

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Wine made from grapes grown organically using natural composting techniques and special preparations of herbal sprays while following the astronomical calendar.


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