Chateau d'Epire Savennieres 2016

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Chateau d'Epire Savennieres 2016

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Item Number: 26780
Chateau d’Epiré is an 11 hectare estate and this bottling is sourced from 30-55 year old vines in schist soils. From importer Kermit Lynch: "Despite the beauty and timelessness of the building structures, it is the vineyard for which the domaine is best known. The Savennières from Epiré is regarded as Grand Cru. The domaine works primarily three parcels: La Croix Picot, Le Parc, and Le Hu-Boyau. It is the latter that sits just above another famous vineyard, La Coulée de Serrant. The soils here are rich, and the microclimate is ideal. Southern and south-eastern sun exposure brings ripeness to the grapes, while the proximity to the Loire River keeps the temperatures moderate. The subsoils are comprised of sandstone and schist, and the top soil is a beautiful blue slatey schist that covers the vineyard floors, lending nerve and firmness."

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5/5 stars
Interesting and complex, good price point - Crisp, citrus, something a little smoky I think. Very nice.
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Information about Chateau d'Epire Savennieres 2016

Bottles per case: 12

Type: Loire White

Winery: Chateau d'Epire

Region: France >  Loire Valley

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