Charabia 2017

Charabia 2017


Very different from previous vintage in 2015. It is more powerful with a notable higher alcohol, with a subtle oxidative characteristic, similar to a Chardonnay from Jura. Citrus fruits and grapefruit on the finish that gives it bitterness and length in the mouth.

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Cuvée: Charabia

Vintage: 2017

Producer: Thomas Boutin

Region: France, Loire, Anjou, Rochefort-sur-Loire, Angers

Style + Colour: Still, white

Grapes/Blend: Chardonnay

ABV: 13.6%

Schist and quartz soils. Hand harvested. Early harvest at the end of August. Fermentation in fibreglass. No filtration, just racking 1 month before bottling to lighten the wine. A little sulphur added when bottling.