From a parcel of 37 year-old vines in St-Lambert-du-Lattay, planted at 8000 vines/ha on shallow soils of grey schist and rhyolite. Native yeast fermented in wood including some 300l cigares, used to build lees complexity. Maturation in these and 700l demi-muids (30% new) for 15–18 months. Named in honour of his mother Françoise, who passed away when Thibaud was 17, and his father François.
GRAPE: 100% Chenin Blanc
TASTE PROFILE: This wine is cut like a diamond with clean lines, powerful fruit that is explosive. Long detailed
finish that fans out with a touch of creaminess. Still evolving and reward the one who has
patience. This regal Chenin Blanc is named in honor of Thibaud’s late mother Francoise.