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DOMAINE SAUTEREAU "Sancerre" - Sauvignon Blanc - Loire Valley, France

DOMAINE SAUTEREAU "Sancerre" - Sauvignon Blanc - Loire Valley, FRANCE

Color: Pale gold color
Nose: Intense aromatic and fresh nose. Delicate aromas of citrus such as grapefruit and exotic fruits such as mango.
Mouth: At first sensation of volume followed by a beautiful and fine minerality. Straight and persistent finish with a note of freshness and tonicity.


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VINEYARD

Situated in the village of Crézancy en Sancerre, 7km from Sancerre, Domaine Sautereau has been producing Sancerre wines for ten generations.

Wine facts

Total Production:

120,000 Bottles

Winemakers:

David SAUTEREAU

Producer:

David SAUTEREAU

Variant:

750 ml

Average Age of Vines:

23 years

Average Vineyard Altitude:

300 m

Density:

70--t/ha

Production:

70,000

Sustainably Farmed:

Yes, reasoned agriculture.

Harvest Method:

The harvest is destemmed before the grapes are pneumatically pressed.

Sorting:

No sorting table but selection of the grapes on the vines and in the tipper truck

Fermentation and Maceration:

The must is allowed to settle then the alcoholic fermentation begins in stainless steel vats. The fermentation temperature is controlled between 17°C to 21°C to obtain a more fruity wine. We leave our wine on the lees until January-February to get a rounder wine. Then we rack the wine, filter, and bottle it almost 6 months after the harvest.

Malolactic Fermentation:

No, to keep the expression of the aromas of the Sauvignon Blanc

Aging:

6 months in stainless vats

Alcohol:

12.5%

Vintage:

2017

Country:

FRANCE

Region:

Loire Valley

SKU:

LO03

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