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FIRST STOP: CHATEAU MONTCONTOUR
Overlooking the Loire River, Château Moncontour stands on a hillside in the heart of the Vouvray.
The site offers a remarkable view of the entire Loire Valley.
Since 1994, with passion and commitment, Feray family has preserved and embellish the castle to be a remarkable historical site of the Loire Valley.
The vineyard, one of the oldest in Touraine, is now ranked among the most prestigious Loire Valley wineries.
Tasting notes from a similar appellation on the video bellow :
SECOND STOP: MONTLOUIS SUR LOIRE, “cuvee des Anges”
The Tête de Cuvée comes from the Appellation area Montlouis sur Loire whose vineyard lies on a plateau of limestone. This soil, this wine has clay nervousness, silica elegance finesse, and limestone for the roundness and depth.
This wine is made from a single grape variety, Chenin Blanc, also called Pineau de la Loire.
The wine was developed by traditional method: the alcoholic fermentation at low temperature by thermoregulation, a second fermentation conducted for a minimum of 18 months in our cellars in limestone; riddling, disgorging a prepared ice.
THIRD STOP: VOUVRAY, Domaine Huet, Cuvée Brut
Tasting notes :
Aromatic palate : Vouvray Mousseux is a sparkling wine produced in the méthode traditionnelle, where the second fermentation in bottle is started by adding a liqueur de tirage comprised of yeast and sugar at bottling. This offering is a popular Brut-level sparkler crafted from Chenin blanc berries. On the palate, the wine shows ample substance amidst fine effervescence and the minerality of Chenin.