Crushed & Cured

Domaine des Forges, Anjou Blanc, L'Audace, 2022


barrel-fermented and inspiringly full flavoured. Heady nose of orange blossom, honeysuckle and ripe apple. The palate is dry but substantive with long lingering green and stone fruits. 

Alcoholic fermentation, then partial malolactic and aging in 400L barrels on fine lees for eleven months with regular stirring. Bottling mid-September.

Country: France 

Region: Anjou, Loire Valley 

Vintage: 2022

Grape Variety: Chenin Blanc 

ABV: 13%

Size: 750ml 

Producer: Domaine des Forges