Chateau du Montfort Vouvray 2010
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" Chateau de Montfort Vouvray is an elegant, fine wine characterized by brilliant fruit aromas and excellent structure. Aromas of Granny Smith apples and Anjou pear dominate, with a hint of wet stone minerality. The initial fruit sweetness is perfectly complimented by a true zing of bracing acidity and minerality. The finish is long and satisfying, and the overall impression is of a tremendously refreshing wine, quaffable as an aperitif, but also a great accompaniment ... read more
Item ID: #5907
Size: 750mL (wine)
Closure: Cork

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" Chateau de Montfort Vouvray is an elegant, fine wine characterized by brilliant fruit aromas and excellent structure. Aromas of Granny Smith apples and Anjou pear dominate, with a hint of wet stone minerality. The initial fruit sweetness is perfectly complimented by a true zing of bracing acidity and minerality. The finish is long and satisfying, and the overall impression is of a tremendously refreshing wine, quaffable as an aperitif, but also a great accompaniment to sushi, fish, chicken, or pork in oriental preparations." ~ Winery notes

Chateau de Montfort

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Chateau de MontfortChâteau de Montfort is a stunning estate located on the limestone plateau above the Loire River in the Touraine region. This historic property owns about 75 acres of premium quality land throughout the Vouvray AOC and Touraine AOC. The estate is somewhat unique in that most of its vines are located surrounding the winemaking facility in one large parcel. Average vine age is over 50 years, limiting yields and providing great concentration and depth in the wine. Château de Montfort is most famous for its demi-sec Vouvray – one of the great wines of the Loire Valley.


HISTORY
This historic property consists of 75 acres of premium quality land throughout the Vouvray AOC and Touraine AOC. The estate is somewhat unique in that most of its vines are located surrounding the winemaking facility in one large parcel.

TERROIR
The vineyards of Château de Montfort, based in clay and limestone soils on a bedrock of chalky limestone tufo, are predominantly planted to Chenin Blanc. The estate is somewhat unique in that most of its vines are located surrounding the winemaking facility in one large parcel. Average vine age is over 50 years, limiting yields and providing great concentration and depth in the wine. Average vine age is over 50 years, limiting yields and providing great concentration and depth in the wine.

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Reviews (2)

Michelle

Lovely

"Fruity and clean - dry but with a sweet fruit overtone"

Michael

Vouvray

"Excellent taste, not oaky , between Chardonnay and a sweeter white"

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