Vintage 2011

Region Loire Valley

Appellation Sancerre

Vine Age 45 Years

Varietals 100% Pinot Noir

Soil Type Clay and limestone, “caillottes” soils

Sizes Available 750 mL

Closure Cork

Food Pairing Grilled fish or Game

Press 90 Points - Roger Voss - Wine Enthusiast

Vinification Grapes harvested manually with two successive sortings, maceration during 3 and a half weeks, malolactic fermentation in barrels and maturing in barrels during 12 months. Unfiltered.

Tasting Notes This embodies how good Sancerre red wines are becoming. It is rich and spicy with balanced wood. Red cherries and currants are up front, giving both acidity and intense fruitiness. It needs to age, so drink from 2016. - RV

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