Platter * * * * ½ – Exceptional 2017 (4.5 stars) steps up on 2016 with classic Loire notes of green gooseberry, grapefruit & flinty/gunshot minerality. Texture added by short lees time, & 50% skin contact contributes tropical layers – guava & green fig – to lengthy tail.
Gooseberries are the standout fruit of this vintage. Ripe figs and granadilla abound on the nose and palate. This vintage is fruit driven with a vibrant acidity and a hint of grass on the
Alcohol : 13.5% vol
TA : 6.5 g/ℓ
Sugar : 3.5 g/ℓ
pH : 3.24