VDF ‘Plongeoir' 2017

VDF ‘Plongeoir' 2017


Perlant, good acidity typical to the grape but long press to maintain the freshness.

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Cuvée: VDF ‘Plongeoir'

Vintage: 2017

Producer: Les Chants Jumeaux

Winemaker: Mathieu L’Hotelier

Region: France, Loire, Nantes

Style + Colour: still, white

Grapes/Blend:  Melon de Bourgogne

ABV: 12%

After being hit hard by frost Matt and a group of friends (Jacques Caroge and Johan Chasse) found an abandoned vineyard of old vine Melon de B. The owner was about to rip it out so the petitioned the town hall to save it for this year. They pruned it in May together and harvested together then splitting the crop.

40 year old vines, terre a vignes soils. Hand-harvested. 12 hour pressing. Racked and then a slow fermentation for 3-4 months. On lees for a further 4 months. No added sulphur.