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SANCERRE BLANC LA GALETTE

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  • Location : 65% in Bué and also in Sancerre, Amigny, Crézancy and Montigny.
  • Variety : 100% Sauvignon.
  • Soils :  Geological foundation dating from the Jurassic formation, in the secondary era. 70% limestone soil (named “Caillottes”), 30% of clay-limestone soils (named “Terres Blanches”).
  • 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.

  • Still and dry.
  • Protected Designation of Origin Sancerre.
  • Designation name: Sancerre blanc La Galette.
  • Harvest period: from September 11 to 21, 2017.
  • Capacities: 37,5cl, 75cl, 150cl.

  • 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 in February 2018
  • Filtration with Kieselgur
  • Beginning of the bottling on April 2018

Eye :

  • Very pale yellow, 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: 9-11°C
  • Ageing potential: from 3 to 5 years. Primary pleasing aromas during the first 2-3 years.
  • Serving suggestions: aperitif, fish ( river Loire Salmon in particular), shellfish and seafood. Goat cheese (Crottin de Chavignol).