Domaine des Veilloux Les Veilleurs Cheverny 2015
Producer: Domaine des Veilloux
Region: Loire, France
Grapes: Sauvignon Blanc
Vinification: 25 yo vines for Orbois and 50yo for the Sauvignon Blanc.
Orbois vines have been planted on clay- limestone soil, the Sauvignon vines on clay silty sand stone over calcareous soil. Grapes are hand-picked. Wine is aged in old oak barrels for 10 months on lees. Then the wine is racked in cement tank to remove the dead yeast, and both grape varieties are blended. After 2 months, the wine is bottled. Bottling with light filtration, no fining.
Vegan? : Yes
Michel and Sylviane bought Domaine de Veilloux in 1994, a family owned the estate since the French Revolution. Right from the beginning they implemented organic and biodynamic practices and obtained their certification in 1998.
This Cheverny is a fantastic example of elegance and character.
Expect delicate yellow fruits, cream, flowers and a hint of nuts and toffee.