Do you not yet know all the secrets of Touraine-Oisly wines? Here are the must-know essentials for all curious fine wine lovers!
An exceptional terroir recognized 10 years ago
As early as 1905, it was reported that Sauvignon blanc was present in the Oisly vineyard. In the 1970s, wines from Oisly stand out in many competitions and become highly regarded.
In the 90’s, winemakers carry out a terroir study highlighting the perfect match between Sauvignon blanc and the Oisly terroir. In 2011 the INAO officially recognizes the complementary geographical designation: Oisly.
Wines produced in the heart of Sologne Viticole
The wines of Touraine-Oisly are produced in Sologne Viticole on a plateau between the Loire and the Cher. The area is characterized by large undulations sometimes limited by slightly sloping hillsides.
This green region has been offering the best of Sauvignon Blanc for generations, to the delight of our taste buds.
The soil in the parcels is mainly sandy
Did you know that sandy surfaces are very favourable to the aromatic intensity of a wine?
Sauvignon blanc reaches its full expression through sand-rich sediments and sandy deposits.
A unique grape variety: Sauvignon Blanc
Touraine-Oisly wines are made solely from Sauvignon Blanc. This grape variety, beloved and recognized throughout the world, offers dry and very aromatic wines.
If you have not tried them yet, Touraine-Oisly wines are without a doubt one of the finest and most beautiful expressions of Sauvignon Blanc!
An oceanic climate: perfect for the vines!
Climate is one of the most important factors in wine production. The wines of Touraine-Oisly benefit from a mainly oceanic atmosphere, constant and mild in winter as in summer and therefore ideal for vine development.
Touraine-Oisly wines are aged on fine lees
Touraine-Oisly wines are aged on fine lees (natural yeasts from fermentation) at least until April 30th following the harvest. These yeasts bring body, beautiful structure and reveal the subtle aromas of Sauvignon Blanc, all while maintaining the freshness of the wine.
The wines of Touraine-Oisly represent 11 passionate winemakers!
The wines of Touraine-Oisly are represented by 11 passionate winemakers who cultivate a total of thirty hectares.
Each year they produce about 200,000 bottles.
Touraine-Oisly, regularly awarded at the World Sauvignon Competition!
In 2020, Touraine-Oisly wines were a success at the World Sauvignon Competition! With 7 medals in total awarded, including 6 Gold medals among the 1,100 wines presented in 2020!
In 2021, 1 Silver medal was awarded to Touraine-Oisly.
A wine to be enjoyed at 8oC
The ideal serving temperature for Touraine-Oisly is 8oC.
This freshness will allow to develop the elegance and aromas of Touraine-Oisly wines.
The wines of Touraine-Oisly pair marvelously well with their neighbour, Sainte-Maure de Touraine
Are you familiar with Sainte-Maure de Touraine? This cheese and its delicious hint of hazelnut will pair marvelously well with the freshness and fruity notes of a Touraine-Oisly wine!
Have a great tasting!