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 This is a ripe, rich style of Sauvignon Blanc. It has as much tropical fruit as crisp acidity, giving a warm, full wine, zesty but intensely fruity. The wine is full in the mouth and will benefit from a few more months. Drink from late 2018.

 
 

89 Points

Wine Enthusiast, August 2019

      This product is eligible for 10% discount when 12x75cl bottles are purchased (excludes En Primeur wines and all pre-mixed cases / special offers)
      Tasting Notes
      Anthony Girard, an endearing and energetic young winemaker, started his own production in 2012 after completing his training at the family estate. Attached to its Sancerre roots, he set up in Récy, a hamlet in the south of the appellation and takes on 8.5 hectares on excellent soils. Two thirds of these are composed of '' caillotes '' (Sancerre limestones) bringing freshness and fruityness to its wine and a third of flint for power and minerality.

      Anthony leads the estate with rigorous work in the vineyard in respect of the soil and the environment to harvest grapes in full maturity, bursting with fruit. Precision is key in the winery, the vinification is carried out masterfully and allows to express sauvignons of great aromatic purity and a remarkable balance.

      Sancerre, the most famous vineyard in the Loire Valley has built its worldwide reputation from its unique soils of limestone, clay and flint, and by its unique varieties that are Sauvignon for whites and Pinot Noir for reds and rosés.

      Wine Facts

      Grape Variety
      Sauvignon Blanc
      Country
      France
      Region
      Loire
      Sub Region
      Sancerre
      Vintage
      2017
      Colour
      White
      Type (Still/Sparkling)
      Still
      Provenance (Old/New World)
      Old World
      Body Style
      Light, Fresh White
      Sweetness
      Dry
      Drinking Stage
      Drink
      Organic
      No
      Biodynamic
      No
      Vegan
      No
      Press

       

       

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      James Nicholson

      Director, JN WIne

      Please note product image may differ slightly from actual product received

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