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Sancerre blanc CHENE MARCHAND

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  • Location : Bué, in the special place called “Chêne Marchand”.
  • Variety : 100% Sauvignon.
  • Soils : Geological foundation dating from the Jurassic formation, in the secondary era. 100% limestone “Caillottes”.
  • Plantation density : 6500/7000 vine stocks per hectare.
  • Growing practices : Integrated viticulture. Whole soils worked. Simple Guyot or Poussard pruning.

  • Still and dry.
  • Protected Designation of Origin Sancerre.
  • Designation name: Sancerre blanc Chêne Marchand 2017.
  • Harvest period: September 15, 2017
  • Capacities: 75cl.

  • Rigorous sorting on a table
  • Harvest transfer by conveyor belt
  • Pressing
  • Press juice treated separately
  • Static settling of the must from 24 to 48 hours
  • Alcoholic fermentation in thermo-regulated vats
  • Ageing on fine lees
  • Racking at the end of March  2018
  • Filtration with Kieselgur
  • Bottling on May 2018

Eye :

  • Pale gold, clear and luminous

Nose :

  • Citrus fruits, fine mineral notes, pleasing floral touch

Mouth :

  • Fresh, balanced. Ripe white fruits flavours and acidulous notes bringing tonicity. Lingering finish

  • Serving temperature: 9-11°C
  • Ageing potential: from 3 to 6 years. 
  • Serving suggestions: aperitif, Pike cooked in sauce, scallops with morel mushrooms cream.