Sancerre Rouge

AOC 2019
100 % Pinot Noir

Wine estate

Family wine estate
Area: 2 ha 15 ca
Terroirs: calcareous-clay (Caillottes), chalky and clay (Terres Blanches)
Vine: 100 % Pinot Noir
Density: 7,300 vinestocks / ha

The wine

Manual Harvest. Maceration and alcoholic fermentation in stainless steel temperature regulated tanks.
Daily pumping over and cap dipping enable a delicate extraction.
Ageing and malolactic fermentation in 600 liters barrels (demi-muids) , 2/3, for 12 months.
Racking and blending oak barrels / tanks before bottling.

Production

11 000 bouteilles

Tasting notes

Appearance: A brilliant and limpid purple-red appearance, beautifully intense, include a purple fringe.
First nose:  The initial impression on the nose is intense and gourmet (black currant and blueberry), with a nota of spicy (pepper) with a caramel hint.
Second nose: Upon aeration, the nose opens up with a mature expression and rich aromas of black cherry, sweet spicy nota (cacao, pepper). Gourmet nose.
Palate: Full-bodied and concentrated attack with fine tannins, reinforced by fond spicy and woody.
Mid-palate: Generous with scented notes of cherry, blackberry, violets and coffee hints.
End of palate: Dense and powerful, sweet vanilla scents.


A gourmet and well-balanced Sancerre Red.

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