Organic/Biodynamic Wines

Online-Only Auction, 30 May - 13 June 2022

Session 1
  • Clos Naudin; Vouvray Sec; 2011; 6 ( x 6); 750ml


Lot Estimate
ZAR 4 000 - 5 000

About this Item

Vouvray Sec, 2011
6 ( x 6) 750ml

Clos Naudin is a highly esteemed domaine located in the Vouvray appellation within the Loire Valley of France. This domaine is renowned for its exceptional production of Chenin Blanc wines, which are highly regarded for their quality, complexity, and aging potential. The domaine is owned and operated by the Foreau family, with Philippe Foreau and his son, Vincent Foreau, overseeing the winemaking and vineyard management. The Foreau family has a long history in winemaking, and their dedication to crafting outstanding Chenin Blanc wines has earned Clos Naudin a prestigious reputation both in France and internationally.

One of the remarkable aspects of Clos Naudin's wines is their aging potential. The domaine's wines are highly sought after by collectors and enthusiasts who appreciate the unique character and age-worthiness of Vouvray Chenin Blanc.

Organic Farming
Farmed and made according to organic practices. Main reason for not being certified is to allow for intervention should it be deemed necessary to maintain production.
Self-regulated application of the below practices in vineyard and/or cellar.
No use of synthetic fertilisers, pesticides, or herbicides. Use of certain cover crops, methods of soil care, and other specified vineyard care.
Wine made according to strict standards - use of approved, organic yeast, and no added sulfites or other specified additives. Does not imply that the wine is vegan (allows for specified fining agents (including egg whites) and enzymes). In certain regions this is extended to chaptalisation and acid addition.

Critics Ratings

‘Very distinctive mineral chenin nose; almost marine, salty minerality on the palate with honeyed fruit. Bracing acidity at this age. Excellent.’ - Cellartracker.com, 91/100 (Sept 2014)

Provenance

Restaurant Mosaic

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