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Ampelidae - IGP Val de Loire 'Le S' Sauvignon Blanc 2018 Ampelidae - IGP Val de Loire 'Le S' Sauvignon Blanc 2018

Ampelidae - IGP Val de Loire 'Le S' Sauvignon Blanc 2018

Layers of exotic fruits with a classically Sauvignon Blanc bone-dry finish.

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Varietal:Sauvignon Blanc

Unit Size:750ml

Alcohol Volume:14%

Region:Loire Valley


Tasting Notes

Sauvignon Blanc 'Le S' : Bright straw colour with a green hue. Aromatic nose, slightly tropical with fresh pineapple, peach, lemongrass, floral and grassy notes. Very good grip and extract with fine tannin/citrus bitterness with layers of exotic fruit, classically bone dry with a long lingering finish. - Andreas Larsson, Best Sommelier of the World 2007

Technical Info



Organic Certification:ECOCERT - FR-BIO-01

Country of Origin:France

Serving Temperature:10-12°C

Sugar Residual:1 g/l

Drink By:2028

Wine Ageing:One-third is aged for 10 months in French barriques, a mix of first and second use, while two-thirds are aged in stainless steel.

Winemaking Style:Traditional


Winemaking:Short maceration and fermentation at low temperatures in concrete vats with indigenous yeast.

Viticulture:The soil features a mix of clay and limestone, shaped by ancient marine deposits. Elevation ranges from 50 to 150 meters.

Food Pairing:Clams with garlic and herbs, Asparagus risotto, Grilled vegetable platter, Fennel and orange salad, Endive salad with walnuts and pear

Taste Profile


Full Body





Tannins (Bitterness)



Ampelidæ, a trailblazer in the realm of organic viticulture within the Loire Valley, is committed to a collaborative mission aimed at producing wines of the highest caliber. The Meuli family, from Anglo-Swiss origins, first discovered this captivating region in 1990. This strategic location in the southern Loire Valley exposes their vines to a temperate oceanic climate, ensuring an abundance of diverse soils, each contributing to the wines' unique richness. In 2003, Kate & Benji chose to embark on the Ampelidæ journey, unifying the château, cellar, and its sprawling 200 hectares of farmland and vineyards. This union marked a significant milestone in their commitment to organic winemaking and their shared dedication to crafting exceptional wines. Over the course of many years, Kate Meuli has remained deeply engaged in the day-to-day operations of the teams. Her involvement spans various facets, including active participation in the harvest, extensive tasting sessions, hands-on work in the winery, and even contributing to the development of gastronomic menus.

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