Mikaël Bouges based in Faverolles-sur-Cher on the south of Loire river. 2005 was his first year on his own, and inspired by Carherine and Didier at Clos Roche Blanche (organic). From 2000 worked Mikaël with his father Elie Bouges at a 17 heactare estate, Domaine de la Puannerie in Saint-Julien-de-Chdon, a neighbouring commune to Faverolles-sur-Cher.
At the moment have Mikaël eight hectares of land, six in Faverolles and tow in Saint-Julien-de-Chedon. The vines are half young ones and older vines between 60-80 years old. Mikaël have Sauvignon Blanc, Menu Pineau and Chenin Blanc plus some ares of Gamay. His main intrest is in the Menu Pineau,Pineau de la Loire(chenin blanc) and Cot.
With this wine Le Pente de Chavigny has he worked oraganically since 2002 .
This wine comes from the Touraine region of the slightly more north-east.
The fragrance is young and fruity elderberries but also pears warm nice tangy smells, some minerality and floral elements, not further complexity, but has great shape to maintain quality throughout. if I’m going to force some apples so it becomes overripe against rotten yellow apple.
Medium plus acidity, with slightly fatter and warmer mouth feel, damn comfortable balance with good fruitiness moderate acidity, and no direct tangible alcohol, the wine will remain a part of the transit and a little extra push has been the wine in the finish, something fire and peppery than Iam used to. The taste is more form biting green apple, black currant leaf, gooseberry
generally a good wine for the money, the balance is good, quality are the same, would not keep the wine more than 2-3 years to when it might be to passé …