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SANCERRE ROSÉ LA CROIX SAINT URSIN

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  • Location : 50% in Bué and also in Sancerre, Amigny and Montigny.
  • Variety : 100% Pinot Noir.
  • Soils : Geological foundation dating from the Jurassic formation, in the secondary era.70% of clay-limestone soils (Kimmeridgian marls) and 30% limestone soils (named “Caillottes”).
  • Plantation density : 6500/7000 vine stocks per hectare.
  • Growing practices : integrated viticulture. 70% of our vineyard is planted with grass. Fractional or total hoeing depending on the parcels. Simple Guyot or Poussard pruning.

  • Rosé wine – Still and dry.
  • Protected Designation of Origin Sancerre.
  • Designation name: Sancerre rosé La Croix Saint Ursin.
  • Harvest period: from September 12 to 19, 2017.
  • Capacities: 75cl.

  • Rigorous sorting on a table
  • Harvest transfer by conveyor belt
  • Direct pneumatic pressing, slow and soft
  • Static settling of the must from 24 to 48 hours
  • Alcoholic fermentation in thermo-regulated vats
  • Fermentation time: 2 to 3 weeks
  • Ageing on fine lees
  • Racking and filtration with Kieselgur
  • First bottling in the spring 2018

Eye :

  • Salmon pink. Shiny robe

Nose :

  • Complex nose with white flowers aromas, citrus and minty notes

Mouth :

  • Fruity and floral, with a nice freshness. Long finish

  • Serving temperature: 9-10°C
  • Ageing potential: from 2 to 3 years. Fruity wine with great freshness, very pleasant when young.
  • Serving suggestions: aperitif. Can easily go with a whole meal. Ideal with spicy and exotic dishes (especially Asian cuisine). White and barbecued meats.