Peter Hahn is making some of the most dynamic, complex, and satisfying Vouvray in the entire appellation today. An American by birth, Peter acquired the four-hectare Clos de la Meslerie in the commune of Vernou-sur-Brenne in 2002, and rehabilitated it through fastidious organic viticultural work the estate’s old vines of Chenin Blanc, producing his first
When Peter Hahn approached us hoping to find an importer for the Vouvray he produced from his newly-acquired estate, “Le Clos de la Meslerie”, we were impressed by the elegance that this novice vigneron had coaxed from his scant 4 hectares of Chenin Blanc.
Wines: Vouvray Clos de la Meslerie
“Wednesday (20 Nov 2013) morning was dedicated to Vouvray with stops at Peter Hahn’s Clos de la Meslerie and Philippe Foreau’s Clos Naudin. 2013 was not kind to the appellation: a devastating hailstorm in summer and a rainy late season and cold spring reduced yields and made the growers struggle mightily