Château Yvonne Saumur Blanc
100% Chenin Blanc
5 to 80 years
Clay limestone soils on Turonian Limestone better known as tuffeau
Hand-harvested in small bins. 3 hours of pressing, then settling for 1-2 days in tank. Fermentation on the lees in 225L barrels with native yeasts.
12 months in barrels (20% new), then assembled for 3 months in steel tanks “en masse” before bottling. Bottled unfined and unfiltered, on a fruit day during the Ascendant Moon. Aged for one year in bottle at the domaine before release.