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Fleuve Blanc Chenin Blanc

Jean-Francois Mérieau

Fleuve Blanc Chenin Blanc Bottle
Appellation
Val de Loire
Variety
Chenin Blanc
Age of Vines
20
Farming
Sustainable
Soil
Clay limestone
Altitude
120 meters
Fermentation
Hand harvested, gentle pressing, natural yeast fermentation in temperature controlled stainless steel tanks
Aging
8 months in tank

Overview

A pure example of Chenin Blanc and one that comes from limestone-rich soils, Fleuve Blanc is a crisp and dry version of the variety sourced from Jean-François’ vineyards supplemented by fruit purchased from conscientious neighbors.

Loire, France
  • Location
    Loire, France
  • Appellation
    Val de Loire
  • Proprietor
    Famille Mérieau
  • Winemaker
    Jean-François Mérieau
  • Size / Elevation
    35 hectares / 120 meters
  • Portfolio
    Jon-David Headrick Selections

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