Domaine Bonnigal-Bodet, Amboise Chenin Les Beauvoirs Sec 2022

£32.00 (75cl)

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SKU: LOBB0622B

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Tasting note

This wine offers aromas and flavours of white and yellow fruits such as pear, apple, and quince. It has mineral notes and a touch of smokiness. Body: Expect a balanced wine with a crisp acidity and a medium body. The finish is dry with lingering hints of minerality or bitterness.

Food pairing

Domaine Bonnigal-Bodet, Amboise Chenin Les Beauvoirs Sec 2022 is a dry Chenin Blanc, which makes it a versatile food pairing choice. Here are some delicious classic options. Chicken and Turkey: The wine's acidity cuts through the richness of poultry, making it a great match for roast chicken, turkey with stuffing, or lighter preparations with herbs and lemon. Seafood: The minerality and acidity complement shellfish like oysters, shrimp, or scallops. It can also work well with grilled or roasted fish with simple sauces. Goat Cheese: Chenin Blanc's bright acidity balances the creaminess of goat cheese. Serve it with a simple salad or crusty bread.

About the producer

The Domaine Bonnigal Bodet is located in Limeray, Amboise the heart of the Loire Valley. Having been handed down from father to son since 1927. The estate is run by the 4th generation and long-time best friends Jean Baptiste Bonnigal and Stéphane Bodet, who took over together in 2015.

The Vineyards themselves are stretched across a large range of terroirs. With a multitude of local grape varities being used on the plots. Including Chenin Blanc, Côt, Sauvignon Blanc and Pineau d’Aunis. Using organic and biodynamic practices Jean Baptiste Bonnigal and Stéphane Bodet use their skills learnt in New Zealand and Bordeaux to create wine of both precision and purity .

They believe that the work in the vineyard is essential to harvest grapes of optimum quality, which is why they consider manual work is necessary and unavoidable to respect both fruits and plants. The soil is worked to encourage deep root implantation, allowing the vine to express through the grapes the purest expression of the terroir and the vintage.