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French Blonde 2018

Elegant floral and fruity aromas mixed with mineral nuances and fresh notes. Rich and fleshy molten attack in the mouth that finishes on a well-balanced intensity.

WINEMAKER  Sebastien Millet

WINERY  Domaine “La Gemière”

APPELLATION  Sancerre (Loire Valley)

GRAPE VARIETAL  100% Sauvignon Blanc

TERROIR  Pebbly terrain called “La Caillote” is composed of clay, limestone and white soil. The vines are 25 years.

WINEMAKING  Grapes are pressed just after harvest and musts are racked 48 hours later, then preserved at low temperatures for 4-7 days before fermentation. Aging in enameled and stainless steel tanks for 5 to 6 months.

FOOD PAIRING  Best with fish and shellfish. Superb with white meats and goat cheeses.

ALCOHOL CONTENT  12.5%

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