Sancerre Grande Cuvée

AOC 2018
100 % Sauvignon Blanc

Wine estate

Family wine estate
Area: 4 ha 10
Terroirs: calcareous-clay (Caillottes)
Vine: 100 % Sauvignon Blanc
Density: 7,300 vinestocks / ha

The wine

Pneumatic pressing.
Fermentation in barrels (600 liters demi-muids) using natural yeasts.
Aged for 12 months in barrels (demi muids) with regular stirring (batonnage).
Blending before bottling.

Production

32,000 bottles

Tasting notes

Appearance: A brilliant appearance, shiny and crystalline, a pale yellow hue with hints of bright gold.
Nose: The initial impression on the nose is rounded and dense with vine peach, acacia and quince aromas.
Upon aeration: The nose reveals a strong complexity of ripe fruits (pear), fresh herbs, enhanced with floral touches (rose) and toasted almonds.
Palate: Warm attack and a tasty, optimal maturity on citrus zest, fresh fruit and pineapple canvas.
Mid-palate: Gourmet with honey and cedar hints. beautiful minerality of end of palate, perfect balance. A smooth finish for the palate, combinaison of wood favored tastes: Citrus peel, vanilla and sweet spices (cinnamon).
An irresistible and elegant Sancerre.
Tasting notes provided by Gely Yveline, professional sommelier
(Brevet Professionnel de Sommellerie) 06/05/20.

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