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French Blonde 2017

This ripe wine with touches of minerality is about rich fruits and balanced acidity. Hints of apricots and pineapple balance the citrus thread that goes through the wine. 88 Points from Wine Enthusiast.

WINEMAKER  Sebastien Millet

WINERY  Domaine “La Gemière”

APPELLATION  Sancerre

GRAPE VARIETAL  100% Sauvignon Blanc

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

VITICULTURE & VINICULTURE  Pressed and flow by gravity into the tanks. Musts are racked 48 hours later, then preserved at low temperatures for 4 to 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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