Sancerre Blanc "Les Belles Vignes" 2015 - Domaine Fournier


Sancerre is the most famous appellation of the Loire Valley and its white wines are certainly among the best Sauvignon Blanc. The Domaine Fournier produces a brilliant wine with complex fruity notes and a very elegant structure. Very fresh finish with a minty and herbal touch. A typical well-made Sancerre, great with any seafood but also delicious on its own before the diner. A wine that is a true image of Fournier’s reputation in Sancerre.

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Sancerre is the most famous appellation of the Loire Valley and its white wines are certainly among the best Sauvignon Blanc. The Domaine Fournier produces a brilliant wine with complex fruity notes and a very elegant structure. Very fresh finish with a minty and herbal touch. A typical well-made Sancerre, great with any seafood but also delicious on its own before the diner. A wine that is a true image of Fournier’s reputation in Sancerre.

 
Wine CharacteristicsWhen & how to drink?
 
Domain: Domaine Fournier Père & Fils
Vintage: 2015
Appellation: Sancerre
Region: Loire Valley
Type: Dry White wine
 
Grape: Sauvignon Blanc
 
 
Drink from now to 2020
Open and Drink at 10-12°C
 
Food pairing: Grilled fish, seafood or goat cheese like Crottin de Chavignol.
 
 Technical stuff
  
Soil: Limestone, clay, flint
Age of vines: 20 years old
Harvest: Manual
Maturing: Stainless steel vats
Ageing: On lees
Yield: 55 hl/ha
Alcohol: 12.5%
 
What experts say  
  88/100 "This wine is full of citrus fruit, gooseberry flavors and fully integrated acidity. the crisp background in beginning to fill out and soften. Attractive freshness contrasts with the rich fruit and spicy aftertaste." (Previous vintage)  
  88/100 "Shows good range, with persimmon, white, white cherry and blood orange notes lined with racy acidity and backed by twinges of tobacco and sandalwood on the finish." (Previous vintage)  

 

 

 

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Sancerre Blanc "Les Belles Vignes" 2015 - Domaine Fournier

Sancerre Blanc "Les Belles Vignes" 2015 - Domaine Fournier

Sancerre is the most famous appellation of the Loire Valley and its white wines are certainly among the best Sauvignon Blanc. The Domaine Fournier produces a brilliant wine with complex fruity notes and a very elegant structure. Very fresh finish with a minty and herbal touch. A typical well-made Sancerre, great with any seafood but also delicious on its own before the diner. A wine that is a true image of Fournier’s reputation in Sancerre.