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Agnes et Rene Mosse, Chenin Vin de France 2020
France / White

Agnes et Rene Mosse, Chenin Vin de France 2020

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Fruit

Earth

Acid

Body

Minerality

This wine is produced within the Anjou appellation, but is intentionally declassified as VDF. 

Agnès and René Mosse, along with their sons Joseph and Sylvestre, live and work in the village of St-Lambert-du-Lattay a village in the Coteaux-du-Layon area of Anjou. Layon is a small tributary to the Loire that lazily digs its way through well exposed and drained hills of schist and sandstone. Its micro-climate allows for a long hang-time and when the mornings are foggy in the fall, with no rain, botrytis develops easily on the Chenin grapes.

Before becoming vignerons, the Mosse had owned a wine-bar/retail shop hybrid in
Tours. They credit the great vignerons they met there, among them Jo Pithon and François Chidaine, as the impetus to become winemakers. The couple studied viticulture and oenology at the agricultural lycée in Amboise where two of their teachers were Thierry Puzelat (Clos du Tue-Boeuf) and Christian Chaussard (Domaine le Briseau).

Country
France
Sub-Region
Vin De France (Anjou)
Region
Loire
Varieties
Chenin Blanc
Farming
Organic
Soil
Clay, gravel, schist
Winemaking
Slow pressed grapes are vinified in stainless steel. Alcoholic and malolactic fermentation occur. 20mg per liter of sulfur added at bottling.