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La Jalousie, 2018

By Domaine du Closel

  • Appellation: Savennières
  • Region: Loire
  • Country: France
  • Colour: White
  • Grape Varieties: Chenin Blanc
  • Soil type: Schist
  • Vessel type: Other
  • Unfined.
  • Unfiltered.
  • Low sulphite.

Notes on additives, aids & processing used:

  • No temperature control.
  • Organic/Biodynamic/Equivalent
  • Total Sulphites: 24 mg/L
  • This wine is fermented spontaneously.
  • Other Information:Harvested when the berries are pale yellow and crisp in order to craft wines with fresh fruit aromas. In the winery, we interfere very little, respecting the grape. The wine remains in tanks for 10 to 12 months on fine lees and absence of oxygen. This way it keeps its fruitiness and freshness.

About Domaine du Closel

Loire, France

Family estate of 15 ha farmed biodynamically (certified Biodyvin), low intervention vinification, producing gastronomic white wines from Chenin Blanc in SAVENNIERES AOP, loire valley.

 

Our vineyard has three types of terroirs with which we produce three different cuvées. Schist is everywhere. The « coteaux » constitute a group of parcels that we harvest for La Jalousie. The sandy top soil plateau parcels goes to Caillardières and our volcanic stones « coulée », single vineyard, is Clos du Papillon.