Thierry Hesnault

Jasnières, Loire

Le Blanc de la Fosse Vineuse


Chenin Blanc from a ninety year old parcel in the village of Chahaignes. The grapes were pressed directly to barrel and aged sous voile for two years before bottling, producing a pale, limpid and intensely mineral expression of the grape that is all salt, nuts, citrus and stones. A wine of great tension, electric energy and astonishing length, this will no doubt age with aplomb.

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