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By Domaine Alain Chabanon

  • Appellation: IGP Pays d'Oc
  • Region: Languedoc
  • Country: France
  • Colour: White
  • Grape Varieties: Chenin Blanc, Vermentino
  • Soil type: Arid, gravels, clay and limestone
  • Vessel type: Stainless Steel
  • Unfined.
  • Unfiltered.

Notes on additives, aids & processing used:

  • No temperature control.
  • Organic/Biodynamic/Equivalent
  • Total Sulphites: 60 mg/L
  • This wine is fermented spontaneously.
  • Other Information:Age of the vines: 90% Vermentino 18 years old, Chenin 10 % 26 years old Vinification: Grapes are hand-harvested early in the morning into small open crates Pneumatic pressing and gentle racking. Natural fermentation (with indigenous yeasts) Fermentation and ageing in stainless steel vats for 6 months Alcohol: 12.5%

About Domaine Alain Chabanon

Languedoc, France

The vineyard is seventeen hectares. The parcels are spread around five villages: Montpeyroux, Saint-Saturnin, Jonquières, Lagamas and Saint-André-de-Sangonis, allowing me to profit from the individual characteristics of each different terroir. It is also a certain protection against the vagaries of the climate, as it is rare for the same phenomenon to occur in all areas at the same time. Year after year, I have progressively increased production, passing from 2,000 to 50,000/60,000 bottles in 25 years. My work began to gain recognition in 1995, when the Gault Millau guide awarded a mark of 18.5 to one of my wines after a blind tasting. International markets opened their doors to me, then little by little my reputation grew in France too, where my wines now appear on the very best tables.