Sancerre Blanc 2016 - Domaine de la Perrière

Typical well made Sancerre with citrus aromas and a light exotic touch. This crisp and fresh white wine presents a long and fruity finish, which is remarkable for a “simple” Sancerre. We would love to see this outstanding quality for all Sancerre bottles you can buy at this price, but we are not there yet. Highly recommended for Sancerre lovers.

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£ 16.35 tax incl.

 

Typical well made Sancerre with citrus aromas and a light exotic touch. This crisp and fresh white wine presents a long and fruity finish, which is remarkable for a “simple” Sancerre. We would love to see this outstanding quality for all Sancerre bottles you can buy at this price, but we are not there yet. Highly recommended for Sancerre lovers.

  Central Loire
Wine Characteristics When & how to drink?
 
Producer
Vintage
Appellation
Region
Type
Grape
Domaine de La Perrière
2016
AOC Sancerre
Loire Valley
Dry white wine
100% Sauvignon Blanc
 
Drink
Open
Serve
Food
from now to 2020
Open and drink
10-12°C
Grilled fish, goat cheese
 
  Body White-3.png Technical stuff
  Minerality White-3.png  
Soil
Vines
Harvest
Alcohol
Ageing
Chalky and siliceous soil with "Caillottes"
20 years old
Manual
12.5%
3-4 months on fine lees in vats
  Fruit White-3.png
What experts say    
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87/100 "A fresh, herb-driven style, with chive and thyme aromas and flavors holding sway over bright gooseberry and flint notes. Good cut on the finish. Drink now." (previous vintage)

86/100 "Although this producer is based in Pouilly-sur-Loire, across the Loire, it also has vines in Sancerre. This attractive crisp wine has herbal hints and bright apple and citrus fruit. Drink now." (previous vintage)

 

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