Domain Serge Laloue Sancerre 2007
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This small domaine is situated in Thauvenay where they have 15 hectares of Sauvignon Blanc and 5.5 hectares of Pinot Noir, of which 1.5 hectares is made into Rosé. The vineyards are managed under the sustained agriculture method (lutte raisonnée). Vintage: 2009 Grapes: 100% Sauvignon Blanc from a 15 hectare vineyard. Vines: Average age 14 years old. Soil: Chalky Winemaking: Careful mechanical harvest followed by selection of the grapes. Cold maceration for 24 hours, then fermentation in temperature controlled vats (16-19°C). Once fermentation is over, the wine is left on its lees for 3-4 months. Colour: Pale salmon. Serve: At 8-10°C as an aperitif or with hors doeuvres, light pasta dishes, poultry and charcuterie. Taste: A delicate nose of apricots and gooseberries which are joined by more complex notes of pepper and mint on the palate. The wine has a balanced and lingering finish.
Food Pairings for Domain Serge Laloue Sancerre
Intense raspberries and blackcurrant fruits with spicy traces and a touch of smokiness. Elegant tannins, fleshy and well structured amidst flavours of red fruit jam and creme brulee.
Dietary Information: All-Natural
|Alcohol: 13%||pH: 3.1|
|Sugar: 6.2 grams per liter||Total Acidity: 0.58 grams per liter|