Le Chenin

Chenin Lurton

Le Chenin


Country Mexico
Region Baja California
Producer Bodegas Henri Lurton


Style White
Practices Sustainable
Grapes Chenin Blanc

100% Chenin Blanc. The fruit is purchased from vineyards in Valle San Vicente; south of Ensenada. Pneumatic press for a gentle extraction of aromas and color without oxidation. Fermented and aged at low temperatures in Apollo Flextanks. The porous polymers allow for a passage of oxygen equivalent to the contribution of a new barrel, bringing texture and character to the wine, while respecting the fruit aromas. Rich bouquet of peaches, fresh apricots and white flowers with a touch of acacia honey. Nice round palate with a well balanced acidity. A generous yet delicate wine. 250 cases produced. 

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About the Producer

Bodegas Henri Lurton is born from an adventure that links France to Mexico. Henri Lurton, owner of the Grand Cru Classé Château Brane-Cantenac in Margaux, with the support of his eldest sons, Vincent and Nicolas, placed a confident bid on Baja California - convinced of its winemaking potential, the warmth of its people and the generosity of the land.

After working for almost 10 years at Château Brane-Cantenac, winemaker Lourdes Martinez Ojeda returned to her hometown of Ensenada to bridge the divide between France and Mexico. Her first vintage was 2015; her wines seek to faithfully convey the terroir. Total production is 1,500 to 2,000 cases.

Farming practices: sustainable.

Bodegas Henri Lurton


"Lourdes Martinez Ojeda Brings Bordeaux to Baja" - September 2017, newworlder.com

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