Antoine de la Farge - (France)

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Antoine's grandfather, Gerard Clément, was one of the most respected winemakers in the region and one of the founders of the 'Menetou-Salon' appellation. He is still present on the domain and for Antoine he was and still is his great inspiration and example. He started his career in a wine shop and later became a wine buyer for one of France's largest wine merchants. Here he was given the opportunity to expand his knowledge enormously and gain international experience (ex. in Australia). After 12 years of experience, he returned to the domain in 2012 to put all that experience into practice. As a winemaker, Antoine feels like a conductor who transforms the soil into music. Every wine must be a natural reflection of its soil and requires sustainable agriculture to achieve this. The winegrower is the cement between the grape variety and the final wine. He does not want to manipulate the wine, but only to accompany it gently. That is why all grapes are picked by hand, only gravity is used and no yeasts are added to get the fermentation going. His wines therefore constantly win prizes!

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Loire France
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Pale golden yellow color with light green hues. Subtle and luscious nose with hints of candied lemon, white flowers, grapefruit and a hint of Granny Smith. On the palate, the citrus notes are confirmed and mix with more exotic notes such as pineapple and peach. The finish is lively and wonderfully soft and pleasant despite its toughness. Silver Wine Winner @ International Wine Challange 2015. 100% Sauvignon.
Loire France
picture of Grand Vin - Artisan des Terroirs
Clear and light garnet red color. The nose is clean and offers many notes of sweet cherries and a hint of black fruit accompanied by notes of fine herbs and a touch of "fumé". On the palate, it comes in nicely round and ripe with hints of plum and myrtles emerging. The finale is nice and soft and warming.
Loire France
picture of Grand Vin - Artisan des Terroirs
Clear and light garnet red color. The nose is clean and offers many notes of sweet cherries and a hint of black fruit accompanied by notes of fine herbs and a touch of "fumé". On the palate, it comes in nicely round and ripe with hints of plum and myrtles emerging. The finale is nice and soft and warming.
Loire France
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Silver Wine Winner @ International Wine Challange 2015. 100% Sauvignon. Lovely modern style with ripe vibrant fruit and flinty minerals, fresh and youthful. Lime sherbet finish.
Loire France
picture of Grand Vin - Artisan des Terroirs
Pale golden yellow color with light green hues. Subtle and luscious nose with hints of candied lemon, white flowers, grapefruit and a hint of Granny Smith. On the palate, the citrus notes are confirmed and mix with more exotic notes such as pineapple and peach. The finish is lively and wonderfully soft and pleasant despite its toughness. Silver Wine Winner @ International Wine Challange 2015. 100% Sauvignon.
Loire France
picture of Grand Vin - Artisan des Terroirs
Silver Wine Winner @ International Wine Challange 2015. 100% Sauvignon. Lovely modern style with ripe vibrant fruit and flinty minerals, fresh and youthful. Lime sherbet finish.
Loire France
picture of Grand Vin - Artisan des Terroirs
Silver Wine Winner @ International Wine Challange 2015. 100% Sauvignon. Lovely modern style with ripe vibrant fruit and flinty minerals, fresh and youthful. Lime sherbet finish.
Loire France
picture of Grand Vin - Artisan des Terroirs
Pale, light golden color with green reflection. Lush nose with many citrus notes, white flowers and delicate notes of nectarine and pineapple. The substrate makes it more fruity and exotic than its famous neighboring apples. Nice juicy mouthfeel that is brimming with fresh tones and nicely balanced on the papillae. The finish is fresh and crispy, remains soft and slightly salty.
Loire France
picture of Grand Vin - Artisan des Terroirs
Clear, light yellow color with green reflection. Fine, delicate and clean nose with typical hints of citrus, gooseberry and a fine tip of exotic fruit. Its mineral and lively character comes to the fore after rolling and ends in a hint of white pepper. Remarkably soft and balanced character with all the characteristics typical of a large Pouilly Fumé. Absolutely great!
Loire France
picture of Grand Vin - Artisan des Terroirs
Clear, light yellow color with green reflection. Fine, delicate and clean nose with typical hints of citrus, gooseberry and a fine tip of exotic fruit. Its mineral and lively character comes to the fore after rolling and ends in a hint of white pepper. Remarkably soft and balanced character with all the characteristics typical of a large Pouilly Fumé. Absolutely great!
Loire France
picture of Grand Vin - Artisan des Terroirs
Beautiful ruby red color with crimson reflections. In the nose we mainly find black fruit with notes of mint, eucalyptus and a hint of spiciness. On the palate this is confirmed and we discover a very ripe pinot noir with a deep taste and a pleasant and round character. The long finish is supported by ripe and soft tannins and allows us to enjoy a pleasant and tasty aftertaste.
Loire France
picture of Grand Vin - Artisan des Terroirs
Silver Wine Winner @ International Wine Challange 2015. 100% Sauvignon. Lovely modern style with ripe vibrant fruit and flinty minerals, fresh and youthful. Lime sherbet finish.
Loire France
picture of Grand Vin - Artisan des Terroirs
Silver Wine Winner @ International Wine Challange 2015. 100% Sauvignon. Lovely modern style with ripe vibrant fruit and flinty minerals, fresh and youthful. Lime sherbet finish.