Chenin is one of those wonderful grapes just outside of the mainstream, which produces incredible reliable wines from around the world.
Domaine de l'Aumonier is owned and operated by Thierry and Sophie Chardon. The estate was founded in 1996 and is named after Sophie's grandfather, a wine enthusiast and connoisseur. Thierry has a family history of winemakers, though spent his career as firefighter. It wasn't until he met Sophie years later that they decided to start winemaking. Dom. de l'Aumonier is certified organic.
White peach, yellow apple, lemon, honey and toast jump out of this glass, with a quince and lime background. The palate is slightly sour but crisp with a strong bite.