Sancerre Grande Cuvée

AOC 2020

100 % Sauvignon Blanc

Wine estate

Family wine estate
Area: 2 ha 25
Terroirs: Calcareous (Caillotes) - Chalky and clay (Terres Blanches)
Vine: 100 % Sauvignon Blanc
Density: 7,300 vinestocks / ha

The wine

Manual harvest. Pneumatic pressing. 
60 % in oak barrels (600 liters demi-muids) Fermentation using natural yeasts. Aged for 12 months in barrels (demi muids) with regular stirring (batonnage).
Racking, blending before bottling.

Production

18,000 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 exotic fruits (mango, litchi) and scents of fresh herbs (verbena, lime tree).
Second nose: Upon aeration, the nose reveals a gourmet complexity (brioche) enhanced with spicy touches (cinnamon) and toasted almonds.


Palate: Dense and crunchy attack (mango), flavoured with quince paste, spices.
Mid-palate: opens with fresh notes (lime tree, orange flowers), honey nota.                                         

End of palate: Round and persistent giving a feeling of richness and complexity.

A Sancerre Blanc of character and refined.

 

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