Domaine Bobinet - 2020 Poil de Lievre

2020 Poil de Lievre

Variety
Chenin Blanc
Region
Loire Valley, France
Volume
750ml

Chenin, in the daintiest and springtime of ways. Flooded with pear, crisp apple (so much you can almost hear the crunch) and sugar snap pea flowers. Tickly with acid, a fever dream. Domaine Bobinet was formed in 2002 when Sebastien took over 1.8 hectares of vineyard and cellar from his grandparents, in the Loire Valley. The decision to work organically was imperative, particularly inspired by his hero, Olivier Cousin. Sebastien started off with 1.5 hectares of Cabernet Franc and 0.3 hectare ...Read More...

Chenin, in the daintiest and springtime of ways. Flooded with pear, crisp apple (so much you can almost hear the crunch) and sugar snap pea flowers. Tickly with acid, a fever dream.

Domaine Bobinet was formed in 2002 when Sebastien took over 1.8 hectares of vineyard and cellar from his grandparents, in the Loire Valley. The decision to work organically was imperative, particularly inspired by his hero, Olivier Cousin. Sebastien started off with 1.5 hectares of Cabernet Franc and 0.3 hectare of Chenin Blanc, made in a cellar carved into the tuffeau (limestone) of the Coteaux of Saumur. Emeline Calvez joined later, an ex-dancer turned sommelier, she heeded the call to the vines and now they make and grow together. 

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