2021 Domaine Mosse Chenin13676
WINEMAKER: Agnès, René, Sylvestre & Joseph Mosse
REGION: Loire Valley, FR
VARIETAL: Chenin Blanc
VITICULTURE: Certified Organic/Biodynamic
"When we opened the first bottle of this cuvée to arrive in Australia we were immediately transported back to the days of the Anjou Blanc and the highly popular Magic of Ju-Ju which so typified the wines of the Mosse family. This wine is from Chenin Blanc vines, planted by the Mosse family on clay and schist in plots near Saint-Lambert-du-Lattay and Beaulieu-sur-Layon, between 2000-2002.
This year the wine was directly pressed, but slowly, and, unusually for this cuvee, aged partly in concrete tanks and partly in stainless steel for 6 months before bottling. (It is usually aged in wooden barrels.) The result is always a crisp, clean, slightly oxidative wine that lingers on the palate for ages. This one is particularly good and we think that it will disappear very quickly. It is typical of the Mosse “style” of Chenin Blanc that has made their wines made from this grape so popular throughout the years." - Living Wines
Founded in 1999, Domaine Mosse has gathered a serious cult following. Started by Agnès and René, now run by their sons Sylvestre and Joseph, the family tend to their 17 hectares of pristine vineyards in Saint-Lambert-du-Lattay according to organic and biodynamic principles. We're always grateful to receive small quantities of these highly sought-after wines.