Vignes de Babass
La Navine, 2018

Grower: Vignes de Babass
Region: Beaulieu-sur-Layon, Loire, France
Grape Varieties: Chenin Blanc
Viticulture: S.A.I.N.S
Size: 75cl bottle

Wine from two old parcels of chenin blanc, partially owned by the natural wine legend Patrick Desplats. The grapes here are rarely vinified- prone to disease given the poor, schist soils of the region, and often being negatively affected by botrytis - not to mention the miniscule yields. It's a powerful wine that fulfills the concentration of many lost vintages and low-yielding vines: full of character and bursting with life.

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