Domaine des Raynieres Saumur Blanc, 2016
A dry white wine with aromas of white flowers. The palate is refreshing, and is ideal served with seafood.
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Domaine des Raynieres
The vineyard of 33 hectares consists essentially of a clay limestone soils. It is planted with chenin grapes for the white wines and Cabernet for the Reds (Saumur Champigny, red Saumur). The tufa (sub limestone) gives a characteristic wine of the region as it absorbs excess water in the winter to replenish during periods of drought. As a result the vines suffer little stress thus giving ample and supple wines.
|Alcohol % by Vol.||11.0%|
|Style||White - Fresh & Fruity|
|Grape Type(s)||Chenin Blanc|
Wines from the Loire Valley vary wildly in terms of their style and flavour – in part due to the vast number of appellations and large areas planted under vine. From tangy, minerally, terroir-driven Sauvignon whites, to juicy and distinctive Pinot Noir reds and roses, and a great deal of specialities in between. Brimming with innovative producers aiming to produce wines as naturally as possible, there is much joy to be found in Loire Valley wines – we recommend you dive in head first to sample the delights on offer today!