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French Blonde 2016

A pale yellow, robed in green reflections. The nose is elegant with floral and fruity aromas mixed with mineral nuances and fresh notes. The palate is rich and has a flesh molten attack in the mouth that finishes on a well-balanced intensity.

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  As soon as the grapes are harvested, they are 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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