Leduc-Frouin, Grand Clos 2014, Coteaux du Layon, Loire Valley, France 375ml
This botrytized Chenin Blanc dessert wine from the Loire Valley is sweet and luscious with tropical fruits and zesty acidity to match.
APPELLATION (AVA): Coteaux du Layon
REGION: Loire Valley
SUBREGION: Coteaux du Layon
VINEYARD: Grand Clos
GRAPES: 100% Chenin Blanc
SOIL: Schist with talc and gravel-sand mixture on phtanites
PRACTICE: Sustainable (Terra Vitis certified)
VINIFICATION: Grapes were overripe or had noble rot, fermented in stainless steel. Age one year in oak.
COLOR: Medium gold
BODY: Full bodied
PRIMARY AROMAS: Raisin, pineapple, mango, quince
FLAVOR: Sweet and luscious, ripe tropical fruits on the long finish
FORMAT: 375 ml
SERVICE AND FOOD PAIRING SUGGESTION: Serve chilled. Pairs beautiful with a cheese plate with fresh and aged goat cheeses.
ABOUT THE PRODUCER: Leduc-Frouin
“Domaine LEDUC-FROUIN was founded in 1873 and is now managed by Antoine Leduc, 4th generation Winemaker. Antoine was always destined to work in his 30 hectares family estate and he returned there in 1993 after doing his Oenology studies in Bourgogne and Bordeaux. Combining tradition and modernity, Antoine makes every effort to produce typical, local and subtile wines.” (hmercerimports.com)