Eric Morgat Anjou Blanc 'Litus' 2019

Eric Morgat Anjou Blanc 'Litus' 2019

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“You don’t find average wines in Savennières like you would somewhere like Chablis – it’s either terrible or exceptional.” In 1995, the 25-year-old Eric Morgat was drawn to Savennières from the nearby village of Layon and spent the next three decades building his domaine completely from scratch – a remarkable endeavour considering the appellation is not an internationally recognised brand name or an easy-to-define style of wine.

Defined by delicious tannins and pithy bitterness, Morgat’s Chenin Blancs have a weightless density comparable to Grand Cru Burgundy, and yet they taste so different to other Savennières benchmarks – Leroy, Joly, and Boudignon. 

In a vintage where some growers struggled due to spring frosts and warm conditions before harvest, Morgat’s 2019s offer perfect balance between raw power and fine-boned subtlety. ‘Litus’ is open and easy in style, delivering a creamy texture and almond bitterness on the finish.

Wine Details

Type White
Country France
Region Loire
Producer Eric Morgat
Vintage 2019
Grape Varieties Chenin Blanc
Farming Organic, Biodynamic
Bottle Size 75.0cl