Jean Marc Gilet Sparkling Vouvray Brut
Chenin Blanc｜Loire Valley
Organic, small-production sparkling Chenin Blanc for less than half of what its cousin in Champagne would cost? Sign us up!
Jean-Marc Gilet's holdings in Vouvray date back to an astounding 1914. The porous, chalky soil here is called tuffeau – subterranean wine caves are carved out of the rock deep below the surface, perfect for naturally regulating temperature and aging the wines. Chenin Blanc is the predominant grape in Vouvray for good reason; the terroir coaxes out its juicy stone-fruit qualities and razor-sharp acidity, making for wines of finesse and distinct sense of place.
This lovely sparkler exudes toasted almond, honeysuckle, flint, and ripe pear with a spicy, minerally precise finish. It's made in the traditional method (read: the Champagne method), imbued with the same care and quality, for a fraction of the price. We bust out affordable bubbly Chenin Blanc at every occasion; with its ripe fruit and dry, focused mineral finish it pairs supremely well with a wide array of cuisine. Free shipping on six!
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