FREE WINE TASTING
with Justine Chevallier
Located in Rochefort-sur-Loire, southwest of the city of Angers in the Loire Valley, Domaine FL (Fournier-Longchamps) is the result of a long winemaking tradition. Vines were first planted in Savennières by the monks of the Abbey of Saint-Nicolas d'Angers in the 12th century. Winegrowers created La Roche aux Moines and Savennières vineyards on the right bank of the Loire River and Layon vineyards on the left bank.
Considered as one of the oldest winegrowing sub-region in France, Savennièresis a single-grape variety appellation. Located at the western edge of Anjou, the appellation is exclusively planted with CheninBlanc: the historic grape of Anjou and Touraine also known as Pineau de la Loire.
The vineslie in shallow stony soilscomposed of schist with volcanic veinsand windblown sand. The vineyards of Savennières produce essentially dry white wines with great minerality and legendary colors.wine to be poured:
- Savennières Chamboureau 2008
All wines poured 10% off during the tasting unless otherwise discounted.
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