Domaine de la Guilloterie

Saumur Blanc Les Perruches – 2015

Region: France - Loire

Domaine de la Guilloterie

For six generations, from 1835, the Duveau family has produced wine at their estate, Domaine de La Guilloterie, in the Saumur Champigny region of the Loire Valley. Now, Patrice and Philippe Duveau carry on the family legacy and manage the 50 hectare (123 acre) estate.

The Wine

Vineyard Profile
  • Terrior:  Limestone-clay.
  • Info:  123.50 acres, total vineyard, 3.62 acres devoted to Les Perruches.
  • 50 Year old vines.

 

Harvest Notes
  • Fermentation in tanks and tuns.
  • 1 year on lees with stirring.
  • Sustainable agriculture practices.
Winemaker's Notes

Extremely delicate nose opening on citrus fruits and acacia flowers.

Technical Information
  • Region:  Loire Valley.
  • Appellation:  Saumur Blanc.
  • Varietal:  100% Chenin Blanc.
  • Alcohol:  13.5%.

General Info

Country France
Region Loire Valley
Appellation(s) Saumur, Saumur-Champigny
Proprietors Patrice and Philippe Duveau
Founded 1835
Winemaker Patrice and Philippe Duveau
Annual Production 4,500 9L cases
Farming (Sustainable, organic, biodynamic) Sustainable