2016 Sancerre White - Domaine Des Grandes Perrieres

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  • Name: Domaine des Grandes Perrières Sancerre
    Area: loire (see Map)

    Location : 3.11 miles north of the village of Sury en Vaux, in the Sancerre region, 125 miles south of Paris.
    Size of the vineyard / Total Production (in cases) : 17 acres / 4000 cases
    Terroir : clay with flints.
    Age of the vines : 3 to 30 years
    Yields : 60 Hl/Ha – 3.7 Tonnes/acre
    Grape varieties : 100% Sauvignon
    Vinification : Traditional vinification with native yeast in stainless steel vats.
    Winemaker : Jérôme Gueneau
    Owner : Jérôme & Frédérique Gueneau
    Type of ageing : On lees in stainless steel vats. Ageing on lees gives the wines more fullness.
    Tasting note : Pale yellow. Nose of tropical fruits with a touch of flintiness. A crisp wine with good length.
    Accompaniment advice : Shellfish, oysters, grilled fish or simply on its own.
    Awards/Comments : Fine wine with an intense fruit bouquet. Enjoy it chilled in its youth.
    Note du vin : 2009 90 pts Wine Spectator
  • Jérôme & Frédérique Gueneau created the Domaine des Grandes Perrières in 1993. From very small beginnings, the gradually grew to meet a growing demand. It is now a little bit more than 10 ha (24 acres).
    The quality of the wine is recognized by many restaurants and it is served at the table of the French prime minister.

Category: Loire, White

Type: Wine

Vendor: zWineClub


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