Located in Vaudelnay, a small winemaker village in the Val-de-Loire, the Domaine du Vieux Pressoir is a winery of 26 ha. The Domaine’s range of Wines includes Saumur Red and White, our Saumur Puy Notre Dame reds and our Fines Bulles Saumur brut sparkling. Frédéric Etienne is the winemaker and manager of the wine estate. Luce Delhumeau is the sales manager. HVE (Haute Valeur Environnementale) certification, which is a new system of certification for agricultural operations to promote their engagement in environmentally respectful practices, (est. 2011).
The vines are between 25 and 30 years old and grow on a Jurassic terroir. The grapes are harvested at good ripeness. The best care is given to the vines in order to get high quality grapes and the perfect ripeness. 100 % direct pressing from fruit. Fermentation is controlled at low temperatures.
The nose is structured yet delicate with tropical fruits and a complexity of aromas. Harmonious, fleshy and generous on the palate. This Chenin has a fine acidity which brings freshness and a long finish.
Enjoy as an aperitif however, due to it’s complexity it can also be matched with smoked salmon, grilled fish, fish chowder, chicken and pork dishes and French cheese.
Blend: 100% Chenin Blanc
Style: Still wine
Suitable for Vegetarians: Yes
Suitable for Vegans: Yes
Organic: Practising organic.