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Montlouis-sur-Loire Rémus Plus La Taille aux Loups 2008

  • White fruit
  • Gastronomic wine
  • Color:White
  • Organic
  • 13.50% 
  • 1.5L
  • Intensity
  • Crisp

An intense and well-balanced, dry Chenin offering incredible value for money. More info

  • Quantity: 2 Bottles
  • Level: 1 into-neck, 1 2cm
  • Label: 2 very slightly marked label
  • Country/Region: Loire
  • Appellation/Wine: Montlouis-sur-Loire
  • Producer/Owner: La Taille aux Loups
  • More information....

Montlouis-sur-Loire Rémus Plus La Taille aux Loups serve at a temperature of 13°C. It will pair perfectly with the following dishes: Lapin en gibelote, Escalope de dinde à la crème.

  • Vintage score: 16/20
  • Lot presentation
    Montlouis-sur-Loire Rémus Plus La Taille aux Loups

    Cuvée presentation

    Rémus Plus is a single parcel cuvée selected from vines that are more than 80 years old. It has aromas of white flower, and citrus and white fruits on the nose. The palate is velvety, flavoursome and nicely balanced, with harmonious woody notes and a pleasant acidity. This wine pairs well with white meat dishes.

    Information about domain La Taille aux Loups

    The Domaine de la Taille aux Loups story began in the early 1990s. At that time Jacky Blot was a wine broker, but when presented with the opportunity to buy some vineyards in Montlouis it did not take him long to decide. Having learned a lot from Nicolas Joly of la Coulée de Serrant, he took a different approach to winemaking and innovated constantly to breathe new life into the appellation. Ploughing and manual harvesting seemed quite groundbreaking at the time. He avoided malolactic fermentation for his dry wines, preferring to ferment them in barriques followed by a lengthy élevage in barrels (today a little more restrained). He also worked his magic on sparkling and sweet white wines. Today, the property boasts 25 hectares of Chenin vineyards beside the Loire and Cher Rivers and 400 barriques which are housed in magnificent cellars. In addition, Jacky Blot owns 5 hectares of vineyards on two very fine terroirs in Vouvray - Clos de Venise (1 ha) and Clos de la Bretonnière (4 ha) - and also acquired Clos de Mosny in Montlouis, a superb 12 hectare parcel fully enclosed within 1.6 km of walls. In 2011 he began to use the best grapes from this very high quality, fully south-facing terroir for a new cuvée known as "Clos de Mosny". The remainder of the harvest goes partly into the "Clos Michet" cuvée and partly into the sparkling wine "Triple Zéro". Finally, we should not forget Domaine de la Butte in Bourgueil and its 15 uninterrupted hectares of Cabernet Franc on one of the best hillsides in the appellation. The vines have been cultivated organically from the outset and received official certification in 2012. The Chenin vines are, on average, 80 years old. There is no contest - this domain is one of the best, if not the best, in the region!

    Detailed characteristics

    • Quantity: 2 Bottles
    • Level: 1 into-neck, 1 2cm
    • Label: 2 very slightly marked label
    • Origin: Private individual
    • Type of cellar: Classic underground cellar
    • Recoverable VAT: No
    • Original Wooden Case / Original Case: No
    • French customs seal: yes
    • Alcohol percentage: 13.50 %
    • Country/Region: Loire
    • Appellation/Wine: Montlouis-sur-Loire
    • Producer/Owner: La Taille aux Loups
    • Vintage: 2008
    • Color: White
    • Service temperature: 13°
    • Viticulture: Organic 
    • Intensity: Crisp
    • Dominant aroma: White fruit
    • Tasting occasion: Gastronomic wine
    • Grape variety: 100% chenin

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    iDealwine price estimate
    Montlouis-sur-Loire Rémus Plus La Taille aux Loups 2008

    iDealwine Price(1) corresponds to the hammer price and the buyer's premium charged by the auctioneer. (1)Bottle format