White Wine

Côteaux du Giennois “Les Beaux Jours” - 2014


Siyps score 86/100
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  • VegetarianVegetarian
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  • MineralMineral
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grape

100% Sauvignon Blanc

productionSustainable Farming
alcohol level
12.5%
ageing potential
3 Years
style
Dry
intensity / body
Medium

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Tasting Notes

A refined expression reminiscent of citrus, gooseberry, green apple, with great minerality. Crisp, but fruity attack, with citrus and apple flavours, and a mineral finish.

France

Loire Valley

Loire Valley stretches from Atlantic coast near Nantes to the inland Auvergne in the middle of the country. This wine region in western France plays a major role in terms of both quantity and quality of the national total output. The production is predominately driven by white wines using Sauvignon Blanc, Chenin Blanc, and Melon de Bourgogne.

Emile Balland

Moderate maritime climate

Domaine Emile Balland

The large variety of soils in the Loire Valley is characterised by diverse natural environments. This region can be sub-divided in four climates, from western coastal regions to inlands - Pays Nantais / Anjou-Saumur / Touraine / Central Vineyards. The Eastern end of the Loire is geographically a vast chalk bed made of fossilized sea shells giving Central Vineyards' soils their characteristics: a continuation of the Kimmeridgian clay that extends towards Chablis, with some limestone or flint.

Appellation AOC Côteaux du Giennois
Vintage

2014

Producer Domaine Emile Balland
Winemaker

Emile Balland

Production

Sustainable Farming

Grape Variety

Sauvignon Blanc

Colour

White

Alcohol Level

12.5%

Ageing Potential

3 Years

Aromas

Citrus, Mineral, Tree fruits

Food Pairing

Pork, Vegetarian, White fish

Bottle Size

75 cl

Intensity / Body

Medium

Style

Dry

SIYPS Score

86

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