Name: Xavier Weisskopf Le Rocher des Violettes Montlouis Cuvee Touche Mitain Sec
Producer: Le Rocher des Violettes
Varietal: Chenin Blanc
From the Winery:
"This wine was produced from 100% Chenin; the parcel name of the wine 'is Touche Mitaine.' It is located on the slopes of the expensive commune of Saint Martin le Beau.
Grapes : Chenin
Vineyards : The vineyards are the youngest of the domain (30 years). Siliceous-clayey soils produce a wine of great finesse and aromatic. Planting density : 6,500 vines per hectare. Yields per hectare are 35hectolitres. Area of 4 hectares of vines.
Vinification : After settling, the juice of 4 to 5 wines is aged in oak barrels from Allier. This cuvée is aged one year in oak barrels and bottled before the harvest.
Tasting notes : A wine with a dry and tender nose offers delicious aromas of quince, candied lemon with floral notes and especially mineral (taste of 'flint')."