Domaine Lavigne, Saumur (blanc) 2019
GRAPES: Chenin Blanc
TASTING NOTES: This Chenin Blanc is charmant. It’s supple and springy with dashes of pears, grapefruits, and lemons. The unusual complexity of this pleasing citrus medley is further enhanced by the acidity that makes this wine crisp and refreshing. Perfect for serving with a fish filet in clarified butter, with scallops or even trout.
VinificationThe Lavigne's practice traditional methods using: reasoned agriculture, manual harvesting, and sorting. Destemming of the grapes before pressing and fermentation. This wine is completely unoaked.
About The ProducerDomaine Lavigne is in the commune of Varrains, just outside of the town of Saumur. There is a palm tree right inside the walls of the Domaine, which tells you the climate is temperate. Domaine Lavigne is a family effort going on its 3rd generation. What started as a mixed agricultural farm with some livestock and asparagus, gave way to vines. Under the direction of Gilbert Lavigne, the vines prevailed. Pascale Levine inherited the Domaine from her father, Gilbert. Since 2009, the Domaine under the care of Pascale and her husband, Antoine Veron.
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