Dry, crispy and fruity, this is exactly what we expect from a white Sancerre, the most famous wine from the Loire Valley. It is light to medium-bodied, the aromas of citrus and grass are excellent and intense, with the typical freshness of the Sauvignon Blanc in the mouth. Nothing to heavy, just a delicious white that would be absolutely perfect for a sushi night or a seafood platter!
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|Dry, crispy and fruity, this is exactly what we expect from a white Sancerre, the most famous wine from the Loire Valley. It is light to medium-bodied, the aromas of citrus and grass are excellent and intense, with the typical freshness of the Sauvignon Blanc in the mouth. Nothing to heavy, just a delicious white that would be absolutely perfect for a sushi night or a seafood platter!|
|Wine Characteristics||When & how to drink?|
Domain: Domaine Hubert Brochard
Region: Loire Valley
Type: Dry White wine
Grape: 100% Sauvignon Blanc
Drink from now to 2019
Open and Drink
Serve at 10-12°C
Food pairing: Seafood, white fish, sushi
Soil: Limestone, clay, flint and marl
Age of vines: 30 years old
Exposition: South, South-East
Maturing: Stainless Steel Vats
|What experts says|
1* "This Sancerre is a lovely expression of the Sauvignon Blanc. It boasts nice aromas of blackcurrant bud and fruit in syrup, which are also present in the full and fresh mouth. Some character and style!" (Previous vintage)
|Gold Medal at International Wine Challenge "Stylish, delicious and promising young wine with aromas evoking a freshly mown lawn on a summer morning. Expressive citrus, green herb and black currant leaf flavours linger sumptuously." (Previous vintage)|
|Commended at Decanter World Wine Awards "Classic profile of citrus, grass and gooseberry. Seamless and fresh with wonderful fruit intensity." (Previous vintage)|
|87/100 "The wine is soft, a gentle meander through the flavors of Sauvignon Blanc without any shocks. It has an attractive, rounded texture, with shots of acidity that complement the apple skin and pear flavors. Drink now." (Previous vintage)|
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