Domaine Vacheron, Sancerre Blanc, France

Domaine Vacheron, Sancerre Blanc, France

₫2,010,000.00Price

Domaine Vacheron, Sancerre Blanc, France

Sauvignon Blanc

 

The Vacheron family’s vineyards combine equal portions of flint and chalk soils, which give this pure Sauvignon Blanc its nervous edge and juicy core of citrus fruit.

 

WINEMAKERS: Jean-Laurent and Jean-Dominique Vacheron (cousins) ESTABLISHED: 1900

REGION: FRANCE • Loire Valley • Sancerre

APPELLATION: Sancerre AOC

BLEND: 100% Sauvignon Blanc

VINEYARDS: Sourced from hillside vineyards around the town of Sancerre, with a mix of chalk and  int (silex) soils. About 20% of the blend is wine from a selection of single-vineyard plots, which gives more complexity (also some wood in uence, as the domaine’s single-vineyard Sancerre Blanc wines are aged in larger wooden casks).

AGE OF VINES: 30 to 50 years

WINEMAKING: Hand-harvested. Fermented on indigenous yeasts in a

combination of cement and stainless steel tank; aged in tank. Un ltered.

TASTING IMPRESSIONS: Aromas of grapefruit zest and gun int. Flavors of lemons and limes, sea salt, crisp pears.

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