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Fiefs Vendéens Le Haut des Clous, Domaine Saint Nicolas, 2012

I am glad to present you this treasure from Vendée, the best wine of the appellation Fief Vendéens. Elegant and refined, made with such a precision! Directly from the vineyards. Exclusively on The French Cellar

Appellation

Fiefs Vendeens is an appellation from Vendee district, extreme west of Loire Valley, near Atlantic Ocean

Estate

Domaine Saint Nicolas covers 32 hectares of vines cultivated biodynamically since 1995 (a pioneer!). Thierry Michon, talented winemaker, fought for many years for the recognition of the appellation.

Grapes

100% Chenin

REGION: Loire

Our sommelier’s comments

Clear pale yellow color with green reflections
Nose with a fresh intensity, mineral, complex with nice notes of pink grapefruits, lime, pear, crunchy peach
Intense attack, fruity, dense palate with some tension and minerality from the terroir and oceanic winds! Splendid
Aperitif, seafood, shrimp noodles
Wine service temperature: 12°C Maturity: ready to drink, up to 8 years cellaring

Characteristics

Dry Sweet
Aromatic Very aromatic
Non fruity Very fruity
Non spicy Very spicy
Light bodied Fully bodied
Non tannic Tannic
Non oaky Oaky

 

Did you know?

Situated in the extreme southern Loire delta about an hour south of Muscadet, the Fiefs Vendéens sits just a couple of kilometers from the Atlantic Ocean with a strong oceanic influence.

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