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2018 Raimbault Pineau Sancerre BlancSauvignon Blanc from France

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From the Importers' Website: Overview: The Sancerre Blanc from Domaine Raimbault Pineau is a very dry, white wine produced from Sauvignon grapes. The Soil: The vines are plante...

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From the Importers' Website: Overview: The Sancerre Blanc from Domaine Raimbault Pineau is a very dry, white wine produced from Sauvignon grapes. The Soil: The vines are planted on 2 types of soil–soft, chalky clay & pebbly limestone. Harvest: The grapes are harvested once they have reached their optimal maturity. Vinification: The grapes are quickly transported to the pneumatic press where the extraction of the must is done slowly & smoothly. The juice is then put into thermo-regulated tanks where the temperature is monitored & controlled carefully so that it remains low (14-16 C). Very long & very smooth, this type of fermentation preserves the maximum amount of aromas of the juice. Aging: After a maturation period on its fine lies, each vintage is blended with precision in order to obtain consistently excellent wines. Tasting Notes: This fine Sancerre is brisk with plenty of fruit in the bouquet & on the palate, as well as vegetal notes of cassis leaf, white flowers, & citrus. The attack is frank, & the mouth feel is rich & round. Food Pairings: Ideal as an aperitif. Pairs well with starters, seafood, & goat cheese.

Product Detail

Item # 114968
Country France
Region Loire
Sub-Region Sancerre
Ratings
Vintage 2018
Color White
ABV 13.0%
Varietal(s) Sauvignon Blanc
Size 750mL
Closure Cork
Features
Taste grass, gooseberry, grapefruit, lime, melon, citrus, mineral and flint
Nose apple, pear, kiwi, citrus, stone, grapefruit and melon