[D] Division L'Isle Verte Chenin Blanc 2019
The 2017 “l’Isle Verte” Chenin Blanc is a truly memorable and has laser like precision, a lovely nervy quality, is savory, and dominated by the honeysuckle and beeswax that Chenin is famous for. The aromatics are flinty, smoky and vegetal in a way that is totally reminiscent of Vouvray Sec. Honeysuckle leads the pallet, but the wine is definitely more mineral than fruit, mid and back palate are all earth and stones. The wine’s medium bodied paired with it’s racy edge make it a deliciously refreshing option now, but also allows plenty of room development into a compelling and complex Chenin as it ages.