Go to content
SANCERRE-ROUGE

Sancerre Red AOP

  • Grape variety: 100 % Pinot Noir
  • Pruning: Single Guyot
  • Plants/hectares: 7,000
  • Soil type: Clay
  • Vinification :

    A first sorting of the grapes is performed pre-harves followed by a second sorting during the harvest.
    Maceration adapted to each vintage.
    Separation of the free-run wine and the press-wine.
    Malolactic fermentation.
    Filtration adapted to each wine.
    50 % of the wine by volume undergoes oak barrel maturation, 50 % matured in stainless steel vats. The separate wines are blended together after completion of vinification.

  • Alcoholic content: 12.5 % Vol
  • Residual sugar: < 2g/L
  • Acidity : 3,5 g/L

Characteristics

A barrel-aged red wine, the nose offers scents of cherries and violets.
The fruitiness is balanced by a slight tannic nuance.

  • tonneau
    Cellaring: May be cellar-aged for 5-8 years
  • temperature
    Serving temperature: Serve at 14°C (57°F)
  • viande
    Recommendations:

    Sancerre Red is fine accompaniment for
    white and red meats, wild game and all types of cheeses.

SANCERRE-ROUGE-IMG