Crochet Sancerre 'Croix du Roy' Blanc Loire France 2008
The grapes were hand-picked and sorted a first time in the vineyard before being brought to the winery in 40 kg crates. They were then table-sorted before being completely destemmed. A belt was used to transfer the grapes into the tanks. Daily punching of the cap and pumping over of the must. Fermentation lasted 28 days. A belt was used for devatting. The grapes were gently pressed using a pneumatic press. Ageing: 50% in barrels and 50% in stainless steel tanks.
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Downright musky as well as hinting at white truffle and chalk dust, Crochet's 2008 Sancerre Clos du Roy delivers another Chablis-like concentration of salted meat stock with herbs and chalk, the whole drenched in refreshingly juicy lime and grapefrui... Robert Parker's Wine Advocate. A Sauvignon Blanc wine from Loire Valley in France. 2008 Crochet, Domaine Lucien Sancerre Croix du Roy 750ml