The SANCERRE RED WINE AOC 2015 comes exclusively from the Pinot Noir variety cultivated on a 1.25 hectares area on chalky clay soils.
After destemming, the grapes are put in stainless still vats for maceration during about twenty days.
Two third of the harvest are aged in new oak casks in which they made their malo lactic fermentation. Then they are fined with gelatin before being filtered.
The bottling is done twelve months following the harvest.
Appearance: A brilliant cardinal red appearance with purple shades.
First Nose: The initial impression on the nose is intense and vivid with complex aromas of fruits (cherry, blackcurrant) an spices. Strong note of grilled aromas.
Upon aeration, fragrances of flowers (rose, peony) with hints of licoice are revealed.
Palate: Full bodied attack with fine tannins.
Mid palate: A generous approach, round to the taste. Black fruits aromas and tannins for a great maturity.
End of palate: The intense finale flows onto the palate with presence and delicacy.
A gourmet and balanced terroir wine.
It goes well with red meat, meat in sauce, game and all kinds of cheese.
It should be served between 12° and 15°C.
Tasting notes provided by Gely Yveline, professional sommelier (Brevet Professionnel de Sommellerie) 22/01/17.