Appellation: Sancerre (Loire region)

 

Grapes: Sauvignon Blanc (100%)

 

Farming: Organic and Biodynamic certified

 

Aromatics: Very expressive smoky and spicy qualities from the silex soil it’s grown on. This wine shows subtle aromas of almond, lime-flower and fresh grapefruit.

 

Palate: Powerful and authentic this old school Sancerre shows structured texture. Mineral and rich, with flint and earthy flavours, grilled almond, dried pear, blood orange and apricot.

 

About the wine: Old vine massal Sauvignon Blanc growing on flint terroir (Silex). This cuvee is aged in old oak foudre. Traditional low intervention winemaking based on the know-how from the past. Bottling date is dictated by regular tasting, ageing can be short or as long as 18 months depending on the vintage. No filtration.

When to drink: Drink now or in the next 6-8 years.

 

Service: 8-10 degrees C.

 

Food match: Fish in sauce, poultry and goats cheese.

2017 Vincent Gaudry, AOC Sancerre ‘Constellation du Scorpion’

$85.00Price