Region: Coteaux du Layon, Anjou
Color: Golden Topaz
Aroma: Dried Apricot and Honeyed Fruits
Tasting Notes: Notes of sweet honey and Seville orange marmalade precede a palate of orange blossom and golden raisins
Food Pairings: Apple Tarts and light and airy desserts
Grape Variety: 100% Chenin Blanc
Alcohol Level: 12.5%
Vinification: Very slow dry and light decanting with long fermentation; this allows the harmonious expressions of aromas, volume and structure. Later the wine is transferred to oak barrels for a minimum period of 18 months.
Notes/Facts: La Table de la Bergerie is a small restaurant located in Champ Lyon, started by David Guitton and Anne Guégniard, daughter of winemakers Yves and Marie. It encompasses the marriage of some of the finest cuisine and wine in the Loire region. It all comes together from culinary experience in Washington DC, Switzerland but also London and Monaco where David has trained alongside top chefs like Alain Ducasse and Joel Robuchon.