2019 Sebastien Brunet Vouvray Sec Arpent

Loire Valley, France

Pure, vibrant, dry Chenin Blanc from one of the Loire's brightest young winemakers.


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About The Wine

Sebastien is a slow-moving vigneron. Everything is harvested by hand, followed by slow settling, very gently extraction, and extremely long natural fermentation. No malolactic fermentation, which is the norm in Vouvray.

Lemon zest and crunchy golden delicous apple flavours flood the senses, with crisp minerality backing the crackling acid line.

Arpent is a lieu-dit vineyard, a french word for a piece of land approximately the size of an acre.

About Sebastien Brunet

Sebastian Brunet took over the family estate in 2006 after his late father Michel sadly passed away before his time. He subsequently changed the name from Domaine de la Folie to Domaine Sebastien Brunet, and moved to convert the vineyards to organic viticulture.

Vinification is done without chemical yeasts with low sulphur and no chaptalisation (addition of sugar). Most of the wines are then aged in oak barrels during 12 month on fine lees.

It was a steep learning curve but in short order he has become regarded as one of the region's most promising young talents.

Sebastien Brunet
Sebastien Brunet
Vouvray, France
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From The Importer

From 25-year old vines on a clay-flint terroir. This dry wine is very fresh and pure on the nose, with delicate green apple and citrus oil aromas and a fine floral lift. The mouthfeel is bright, zippy and crisp with good concenration and grip and a nicely nervy finish. This is a perfect wine for those looking for something dry, zesty and fresh with a lovely saline finish.

Blend : Chenin Blanc (100%)
Drink Until : 2028

Winemaker Sebastien Brunet
Winemaker Sebastien Brunet
Vouvray, France
Expert Reviews

Critic Reviews

DDS review

Sebastien Brunet's wines are poised and fulfilling, showing all the bite we look for in top-notch Chenin but also a richness, perhaps evidence of his slow elevage philosophy. - DD Wine Crew


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