Coteaux du Layon 2015 PDO

The end of 2015 summer allowed a slow development of noble rot to reach an optimal maturity. Thus freshness and vivacity are the main qualities of this vintage.

Vines & Grapes

Grape Variety : 100 % chenin
Age of Vines : 30 years old
Soil Type : Altered rock (metagraywacke) with a medium sandy silt at the ground surface. Average depth of 80 cm.

Elaboration

Harvest : Hand picking with successive selections. This cuvee is made from only the best grapes characterised by Noble Rot.

Pressing : Pneumatic press – Soft and slow
Vinification : Long fermentation until December, then maturation in vat until September.

Tasting Notes

Colour : Critallin yellow with straw reflections
Bouquet : Pear and rhubarb marmelade, zest of orange and fig.
Taste : Smooth attack with notes of stewed fruits, pleasant livelyness finishing citrus
Serving Suggestions : To accompany appetizers or sweet starters. It also pairs well with blue-veined cheeses with walnuts. It is also the perfect accompaniment to desserts containing chocolate and exotic fruits.

>Grape Yield Annual production Alcohol Acidity Sugars Ageing Potential Serving temperature
25hl/ha 50hl 12% VOL 0 82g/l 2025 10°c - 12°c
Layon Bouteille

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