Domaine de Montcy - Terra Laura

Cheverny Blanc – 2015

Region: France - Loire
Dom de Montcy Cheverny Blanc 300 dpi

Domaine de Montcy - Terra Laura

Terra Laura is an estate, in the Loire Valley, founded by Laura Semeria and her husband Dominique in 2007. With an aim to produce wines at the highest level the Cheverny appellation has to offer, they purchased an old estate with 15-80 year old vines.  They are also one of the few producers of the tiny appellation of Cour-Cheverny.

The Wine

Vineyard Profile
  • Size of vineyard:  5 hectars
  • Soil composition:  Clay with silica on a calcareous base
  • Training method:  Baguette
  • Vines/Ha:  6,000
  • Yield/ha:  40
  • Year vineyard planted:  1980, 1990, 2000
Harvest Notes
  • Harvest time:  September
  • First vintage of this wine:  2007
  • Number of bottles produced:  22,000
  • Fermentation container:  Stainless steel
  • Length of alcoholic fermentation (days):  7
  • Fermentation temperature:  <20°C
  • Aging container:  Stainless steel
  • Length of aging before bottling:  Minimum of 4 months
  • Length of bottle aging:  3-4 months
Winemaker's Notes
  • Light yellow color, this wine has notes of acacia flowers and leeches.
  • Very aromatical at the nose but with a good length in the mouth.
Wine Summary
  • 80% Sauvignon, 20% Chardonnay for this blend of Cheverny Blanc.
  • Sole use of indigenous yeast.
  • Wine made in stainless steel, with 4 months minimum age on fines lees.
Technical Information
  • Varietal composition:  80% Sauvignon, 20% Chardonnay
  • Alcohol:  13.0%

 

General Info

Country France
Region Loire
Appellation(s) Cheverny, Cour-Cheverny
Proprietors Laura Semeria
Founded 2006
Winemaker Laura Semeria
Annual Production 4,000 9L cases
Farming (Sustainable, organic, biodynamic) Organic & biodynamic