Sancerre Blanc Thauvenay Langlois Chateau

CHÂTEAU DE THAUVENAY

Sancerre White – Terroir Calcaire

This 18 hectares vineyard surrounds one of the rare castles in Sancerre, in Thauvenay (south east of the Appellation). Facing the Loire, the vineyard is located on a very nice chalky soil.

Vineyard :

– Grape variety : Sauvignon (100%),

– Terroir : clay chalky marl

Harvest :

– Yield: 55 hl/ha,

– Hand and mechanical picking

– Pneumatic pressing with juice selection.

Vinification :

– Fermentation in small thermoregulated stainless steel tanks

– Separated vinification between younger and older vines

– Maturation on lees until bottling on April

Characteristics :

– Very expressive nose of exotic fruits like pine apple, mango, grapefruit …

– On the palate, very fat and aromatic wine

– Nice acidity bringing freshness

Accompaniments :

Serve with smoked salmon, lobster, grilled fish but also as an aperitif and of course with dry goat cheese

Serving temperature :

10-12°C

Ageing Potential :

5 years

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