Domaine du Colombier

Val de Loire Chardonnay 2018

This is another IGP – Vin de Pays du Val de Loire produced yearly in 20.000 bts. Located in Beaulieu, vineyards dimensions are 4,5 in total with 1 ha older than 20 years, while the remaining average 12 years. The Chard is raised from vines trained with sustainable pest control by removing green bunches of grapes. Vinification: 85 % of the must had a skin contact maceration during 6 hours followed by cold settling. Long fermentation process for 25 days at 18°C temperature control. Malolactic fermentation on 30% of the cuvée. This wine matures 100% in stainless steel tank, with 2 rackings. Bottled during spring after the harvest.