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This wine offers a brilliant red ruby hue. An intense nose featuring red berries, cherries, strawberries, and blackberries. A supple and soft mouth where red berry notes reappear along with a hint of licorice.  WINEMAKER  Sébastien Millet APPELLATION  Sancerre GRAPE VARIETIES  100% Pinot Noir TERROIR  Pebbly terrain called “La Caillote” composed of clay, limestone, and white soil; as well as the Terre Rouge, a soil particular to Crézancy in Sancerre, its red color signifies its richness in iron. The vines average 20 years old. WINEMAKING  Pressed and then a 2-3 cold maceration. Malolactic fermentation begins just after the alcoholic fermentation. AGING  In enameled and stainless steel tanks for …

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 …