Chardonnay Prestige 2016 IGP Val de Loire - Domaine de la Ragotière

As well as the classic Muscadets, Château de la Ragotière produces an amazing Chardonnay from 30 years old vines and partly aged in oak - for 15% of the cuvée. A great discovery, especially sine Chardonnay is not the most common grape in the Loire valley. This wine shows what a talented winemaker can do outside of the classic of a region! A very expressive wine, the palate is well-balanced, round and aromatic with notes of dried fruits and white flowers. Definitely one to try!

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As well as the classic Muscadets, Château de la Ragotière produces an amazing Chardonnay from 30 years old vines and partly aged in oak - for 15% of the cuvée. A great discovery, especially sine Chardonnay is not the most common grape in the Loire valley. This wine shows what a talented winemaker can do outside of the classic of a region! A very expressive wine, the palate is well-balanced, round and aromatic with notes of dried fruits and white flowers. Definitely one to try!

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Wine Characteristics When & how to drink?
 
Producer
Vintage
Appellation
Region
Type
Grape
Château de la Ragotière
2016
IGP Val de Loire
Loire Valley
Dry white wine
Chardonnay
 
Drink
Open
Serve
Food
from now to 2019
Open and drink
10-12°C
Aperitif, seafood, white meat
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Soil
Vineyard
Exposure
Vines
Yield
Harvest
Alcohol
Ageing
Metamorphic and mica schist
Organic (Terra-Vitis certification)
South, South-East
30 years old
75 hl/ha
Manual
12%
85% in glass tanks, 15% in oak barrels
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What experts say    
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1*Excellent wine "Expressive and harmonious, this Chardonnay delivers a bouquet of dried fruit, apricot and white flowers. The palate is balanced, both round and toned, held by a fine vivacity to the final." (previous vintage)

   

 

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