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Chateau de Bonnezeaux, Coqueries 2020

£48.00

  • Type:

    White

  • Grape:

    Chenin Blanc

  • Country:

    France

  • Region:

    Loire

  • Vegan:

    No

  • Organic:

    No

  • ABV:

    14%

  • Winemaker:

    Pierre Boisseau

  • Bottle Size:

    75cl

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Description

The Coquerie is from a new plot of schist and quartz. We find here the freshness of Chenin, the “tendue” character from the rock and the aromatic complexity of a harvest picked very ripe by selective sorting from an exceptional terroir. The ripe pear and soft vanilla is aromatic heaven.

  • Production Notes
  • Producer
  • Delivery Information

Free run alcoholic fermentation with indigenous yeasts. Aged for 12 months in French oak barrels. Bottled unfined and unfiltered.

Chateau de Bonnezeaux’s history goes back to the early 19th Century, however it has not made a bottle for over 3 decades until Louis-Edgard de Pinieux inherited the Estate from his wife. The Domaine had been abandoned for a generation, the vines unmanaged and the buildings in ruins. They managed to save 2 parcels of old vines, La Montagne and la Vieille Vignes. A cousin of Louis. Guyonne who had worked with Mark Angeli of Domaine de la Sansonniere took over the running of the Domaine, before unfortunately falling ill.

In 2019, Pierre Boisseau and oenologue Florian Zuliani joined the Domaine. They purchased a further 3 hectares to make 6 hectares in total.

The archaic French wine laws have kept some vignerons from pushing the boundaries of what has been capable in this famous sweet wine region. These dry wines are labelled with the humble Vin de France label. They are farmed with organic practices and have minimal sulphur additions resulting in a wide spectrum of aromas and element

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