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Sancerre Red Wine AOCprint

The SANCERRE RED WINE AOC 2018 comes exclusively from the Pinot Noir variety cultivated on a 2.15 hectares area on chalky clay soils. This vintage obtained the "TERRA VITIS" certification.

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.

  



TASTING NOTES

Appearance: A brilliant Burlat cherry-red appearance, beautifully intense,include a purple fringe.

First Nose: Fine and greedy concentration of black fruits (blackcurrant, blueberry), spices (epper) with a hint of toffee.

Upon aeration, a complex strength with a mature expression and rich aromas of stewed fruits, spices (cinamon), vanilla and cedar. Very aromatic wealth.


Palate: Full bodied attack with fin tannins, reinforced by fond acidity.

Mid palate: Scented notes of ripe, toasted bread and liquorice, violets and coffee scents.

End of palate: Tonic and persistent with a young bitter, sweet spices and pine scents.

Great potential of aging.

 

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) 12/02/2020.