Presentation

The wine
Le Petit Arayon is the ancient name of the Layon, a famous Loire valley river that creates a microclimate for the best sweet wines.
Terroir
Limestone, a soft soil made primarily from fossilized seashells.
Vinification
The vines are only hand harvested in the late season, when the famous “noble rot” has successfully concentrated all the sugar and aromas in the Chenin Blanc berries. Soft pressing then slow fermented with temperature control system to respect the fruits.
Maturing
The wine is aged on lees during 6 months before bottling.
Varietals
Chenin blanc : 100%

Tasting advices

Serving
Served chilled (8-10°C).
Tasting notes
Deep gold color. Lovely candied fruits(apricot, mango). Develops a fully rich palate but very well balanced. Great length with some freshness in the end.
Food pairing
This wine will go well in aperetive or with foie gras, fish in Coteaux du Layon sauce, goat cheese and fruit pies (lemon, apricot or fresh fig).