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Château de Parnay - Saumur AOC 'Chemin des Murs' Chenin Blanc  2019 Château de Parnay - Saumur AOC 'Chemin des Murs' Chenin Blanc  2019

Château de Parnay - Saumur AOC 'Chemin des Murs' Chenin Blanc 2019

Delicate notes of linden, lemongrass, and citrus freshness.

Single Bottle:

$58.00
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Type:White

Varietal:Chenin Blanc

Unit Size:750ml

Alcohol Volume:13%

Region:Loire Valley

Country:France

Tasting Notes

Nestled along the picturesque Loire River, on the renowned clay and limestone terroir of Saumur-Champigny appellation, Château de Parnay has proudly crafted exceptional wines for over two centuries. Grounded in their unwavering commitment to authenticity. The golden yellow hue of this wine hints at the full ripeness of the Chenin grapes at harvest. Its nose is graced with delicate and refined Chenin characteristics, including notes of linden, lemon grass, apricot, peach, and quince. Additionally, there's a citrusy freshness, courtesy of Saumur's clay limestone soil. The palate offers a round texture that mirrors the aromatic profile, showcasing the consistent nature of this Loire varietal. As you savor the wine, you'll discover vibrant flavors of packed citrus fruits, with grapefruit taking the spotlight, highlighting the natural freshness of this dry white wine.

Technical Info

Brand:Château de Parnay

Closure:Cork

Organic Certification:ECOCERT - 49/112783/1171673

Country of Origin:France

Serving Temperature:10-12°C

Bottle Produced:15000

Drink By:2027

Wine Ageing:12-Month ageing in old French oak barrels

Winemaking Style:Traditional

Harvest:Hand-harvested

Winemaking:The winemaking process involves a slow maceration at controlled temperatures and aging in vats on lees, followed by an additional 12-month of aging in barrels.

Viticulture:Saumur appellation, sourced from 30-year-old vines grown in south-facing terraces, situated in a fault in the limestone hillside.

Food Pairing:Chicken with Creamy Tarragon Sauce, Smoked Gouda Mac and Cheese, Honey-Glazed Ham, Brie and Pear Tart, Chicken Risotto, Tandoori Chicken.

Taste Profile

Light

Full Body

Dry

Sweet

Fruity

Savoury

Tannins (Bitterness)

Acidity

Château de Parnay

Chateau de Parnay, an enchanting historical chateau with roots tracing back to the middle ages. Antoine Cristal, illustrious predecessor, left an indelible mark by being the first to introduce American Rootstock to Loire region. In 1905, During Antoine's helm Chateau de Parnay Blanc achieved a remarkable feat by being crowned the best among great French wines. In 2006, the Château found a new custodian in Roger Vincenot, a renowned producer hailing from Champagne, adding another chapter to its storied history. Spanning 35 hectares within the Saumur-Champigny appellation, the Chateau also boasts two notable Monopoles, La Coulée du Méridien thrives in an exceptional clay-limestone terroir, terraced to capture the full southern exposure and intriguingly, it lies right on the path of the Greenwich Meridian and Le Clos D’entre Les Murs, a mesmerizing parcel with 11 parallel walls, Chenin Blanc reigns supreme, and its uniqueness is recognized as a Historic Monument.

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