Saturday, 21 November 2015
bioTyfoule@Tours: Salon des vignerons bio tourangeaux
Hervé Grenier, Domaine Vallée Moray, Montlouis
– very expressive with his hands
(above and below)
Some photos taken today at 2015 bioTfoule – Salon des vignerons bio tourangeaux. The Salon is on again tomorrow at the Hotel de Ville in the centre of Tours and is well worth a visit.
Vincent Bergeron, Domaine Vallée Moray, Montlouis
Julien Pinon, Domaine François Pinon
The Pinon wines continue to be a precise as Julien's moustache!
Johann Spelty, Domaine Johann Spelty
Good Chinon Blanc (below) and 2014 Cuvéés Les Folies from Vienne plain
Johann Spelty: 2014 Chinon Blanc – comment sa perdre en Chenin ....
(easy fail to make sure that the camera is properly focused on the label!)
Rémy Mabileau, Domaine Frédéric Mabileau
Rémy is now working with hid dad mainly in the
vines but sometimes in the chai
Fine 2014 Les Culs de Boeufs, Touraine Amboise. Domaine Mesliard
from vignes on les primières côtes de Limeray
(on north bank of the Loire facing south)
Thierry Landry (Chinon)
Impressive 2011 Clos Guillot, Vieilles Vignes, Chinon,
Thierry Landry. €10.50
Thierry has the upper part of the Clos Guillot (1.80ha),
while Domaine Bernard Baudry has the lower part
2011 Moulin de Rochette, Vieilles Vignes, Chinon, Thierry Landry
Also impressive and great value €7.50
Nicolas Paget, Domaine Nicolas Paget, Azay le Rideau and Chinon
Since the 2014 vintage Nicolas has opted to destem his reds grapes by hand.
The result is impressively soft and attractive
2014 Les Cabotines, Montlouis, Ludovic Chanson
Very precise, honeyed, touch of quince with real potential to age
More details of wines tasted to be added in a further post.