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SANCERRE ROUGE 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% clay-limestone soils (Kimmeridgian marl) and 30% limestone soils.
  • 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. 

  • Red wine – Still and dry
  • Protected Designation of Origin Sancerre.
  • Designation name: Sancerre rouge La Croix Saint Ursin.
  • Harvest period: from September 16 to 18, 2017.
  • Capacities: 37,5cl, 75cl, 150cl.

  • Rigorous selection on a sorting table and destemming
  • Maceration during 3 weeks under controlled temperature
  • Daily pumping-over 
  • First juice and press juice separated at devatting, blended after malolactic fermentation
  • Aging 60% on barrel, 40% on vat
  • Racking and blending in November 2018
  • Bottling in the December 2018

Eye :

  • Garnet red colour, full of light.

Nose :

  • Red fruits aromas, cherry and blackcurrant.

Mouth :

  • Fruity, rich and structured. With red fruits, cherry (griotte) and raspberry flavours.

  • Serving temperature :16-18°C.
  • Ageing potential   It reaches its peak after a few months of bottling. From 3 to 8 years with great vintages
  • Serving suggestions :Grilled and roasted meats, small games. All sort of cheese.