Benoit Chauveau Sancerre 2017
Flinty clay: 20 % Limestone-clay : 80 %
100% Sauvignon Blanc
Harvest & Vinification:
The grapes are pressed on arrival and the juices are gravity fed into the vats. Must is pumped over after 48 hours, then kept at low temps for 4-7 days before alcoholic fermentation.
Cold settling at 16°C, followed by alcoholic fermentation at a controlled temperature (18-19°C maximum to conserve the aromas of the wine) in stainless steel tank. Maturing on fine lees.
In stainless steel vat for 5-8 months
A pale yellow with green tints. The nose is bursting with citrus fruits and orchard blossom. The palate starts with a crisp attack of citrus fruits developing into a rich rounded palate with a long fresh finish.
Superb sauvignon blanc, pair with fish dishes, poultry or drink as an aperitif.