1605 SAN PABLO AVENUE, BERKELEY, CA 94702   |   510.524.1524

KERMIT LYNCH WINE MERCHANT

Technical Information

Wine Blend Vine Age Soil Type Vineyard Area*
Vin de Pays du Val de Loire Sauvignon Blanc “Unique”
Sauvignon Blanc 22 years Clay, Sand 8 ha
Vin de Pays du Val de Loire Pinot Noir “Unique”
Pinot Noir 10 - 20 years Clay, Sand 1.2 ha
Cheverny Blanc
85% Sauvignon Blanc, 15% Chardonnay 10 - 65 years Chalk, Limestone, Sand 29 ha
Cheverny Rosé
60% Pinot Noir, 40% Gamay 20 years Chalk, Sand 1.2 ha
Cheverny Rouge
55% Pinot Noir 43% Gamay 2% Côt 21 years Clay, Sand 2.8 ha
* "ha" = hectares; one hectare equals roughly two and a half acres

VITICULTURE / VINIFICATION

• All wines are vinified in temperature-controlled stainless steel cuves

• All wines age on fine lees and are bottled unfiltered

• Six-day maceration for red wines

• Rosé is 50% free-run juice, 50% pressed


Cheverny Blanc:

• Grapes are pressed after a short skin maceration

• 48-hour cold soak before alcoholic fermentation takes place over 12 days

• Wine is kept at 12 degrees Celsius on fine lees until bottling

General Information

Country
France
Region
Loire
Appellation(s)
Vin de Pays du Val de Loire, Cheverny
Producer
Emmanuel & Thierry Delaille
Founded
1898
Annual Production
21,000 cases
Farming
Lutte Raisonnée

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