Back to all wines
Domaine des Forges, Coteaux du Layon St Aubin, 2021

Buy 12
Save £21.96

Domaine des Forges, Coteaux du Layon St Aubin, 2021

Saint-Aubin-de-Luigné lies between the Loire and Layon rivers. This late picked Chenin Blanc offers absurdly good value for a wine of such richness and weight; and from vines with an average age of forty years too.

In Stock Now

Domaine des Forges, Coteaux du Layon St Aubin, 2021
Domaine des Forges, Coteaux du Layon St Aubin, 2021

ColourWhite

StyleSweet

RegionLoire

Sub RegionAnjou-Saumur

GrowerDomaine des Forges

Grape VarietyChenin Blanc

Vintage2021

ABV12%

Bottle75cl

ClosureCork

CodeFOR621

Style

Sweet

Dry > Sweet

Loire Valley

In early February I undertook our annual visit to the wine fair in Angers, escaping the snow which engulfed much of the UK during that week.

This is the yearly opportunity for the vast majority of vignerons in the Loire valley to show off their latest offerings to the rest of the world. The early season’s weather in 2008 was not kind, with variously frost, hail and torrential...

Discover More Loire Valley

Chenin Blanc

Origins

  • Anjou in the Loire, where documented in the 9thC
  • Also known as Pineau in the Loire, Steen in South Africa

Characteristics   

  • Naturally productive and high yielding
  • Huge range of styles:  bone dry (e.g. Savennières); off-dry (e.g. old fashioned South African "Steen"); medium dry (e.g....
Discover More Chenin Blanc

Here’s the full tasting note for...

Domaine des Forges, Coteaux du Layon St Aubin, 2021

Saint-Aubin-de-Luigné lies between the Loire and Layon rivers. This late picked Chenin Blanc offers absurdly good value for a wine of such richness and weight; and from vines with an average age of forty years too.

Wine merchant with interesting wines. We are currently enjoying the mixed case of wines from Gascony. All are really delicious and fit a variety of foods. Delivery was swift. I would like to think…

Paul G

Read More
An excellent range of wines, and great value too. Friendly and helpful staff and quick delivery. Highly recommend.

C Kent

Read More
Great selection of imaginatively sourced wine and rapid, efficient delivery.

N Hugh-Smith

Read More
Some wine companies lean towards hype and publicity. Stone Vine & Sun lean towards grape and efficiency. Their depth of knowledge and experience and their spread of source manifests itself in…

J Ling

Read More
I've managed to find my hometown wine to this merchant, I was always getting wine, by my Dad, from Tenuta Casali winery in Mercato Saraceno (Italy). But after Brexit that's unfortunately…

L Valdifiori

Read More
Excellent wines sourced and chosen by the founder/wine expert, Simon Taylor. We were one of Stone Vine & Sun's very first clients and always buy from them. First-class knowledge and service.

S Johnson

Read More
More Reviews

We use cookies. By using the website you agree with our use of cookies. Find out more here.

Okay, got it!