FR-RDV-04-17

Montlouis-sur-Loire ‘Negrette’, Le Rocher des Violettes [Xavier Weisskopf]

  • Certified organic
  • 100% Chenin Blanc
  • Vines planted in 1922 (80+ years old!)
  • First vineyard purchased by Xavier
  • High density plantings on a south facing slope
  • Dense Clay and silex stones before you hit pure chalk
  • Aged in large foudré (30% new)
  • Powerful yet lithe, with unmistakable limestone juiciness coming through
Producer:
Vintage:
2017
Country:
France
Region:
Loire
Appellation:
Montlouis
Variety:
Chenin Blanc
Color:
White
Farming Practice:
Certified Organic