Saumur Blanc 'Les Salles Martin' - Antoine Sanzay - 2018

  • Origin

    Loire / France

  • Style


  • Grape Variety

    Chenin Blanc

  • Production


  • ABV

    14 %

  • Winemaking

    Hand Harvested from younger vines planted in tuffeau and silt soils in St Cyr-en-Bourg at 100m altitude


    Grapes are chilled overnight before whole bunch pressing


    Fermented in old 600l oak barrels


    Aged a futher 11 months in barrel


    Minimal added sulphites and a light filtration at bottling


    Only 1000 bottles produced

  • Tasting Notes

    Great purity and directness, with a perfect balance of oak ageing and ripe Chenin fruit. A real mineral lift throughout and linear tension add real quality and vibrancy.