Grape : 100% Sauvignon
Location : Parcels are only located in Sury-en-Vaux, a small village located North West of Sancerre
Sub-soil : Clay with silica
Vines : Worked with the Lutte raisonnée system, they are in a very good shape.
Vinification : Raised in stainless steel cask
Organoleptic richness : A nice freshness with a complex wine that brings you pleasure. This Sauvignon Blanc is a classic with racy minerals and white fruits dominating the aromas.
Food pairing : Goat cheese like Crottin de Chavignol is a great match !
Vineyards size : 20 Hectares
Farming : Lutte raisonnée
History : Philippe is part of a winemaker family that started to do wine in 1700's. Now he owns vineyards on both sides if the Sancerre river which allows him to make several wines: Sancerre, Côteaux du Giennois, Pouilly Fumé
The top value of the domaine : Each wine is showing the quality of the soil and the purity of the work of Philippe. Change the farming trying to be organic” lutte raisonnée”, as well to work more vineyard by vineyard to show top cuvées from his different terroirs. He is so well know that he is the responsible for research on farming for the Sancerre appellation. He built a modern cuverie to be more efficient at harvest, but also to get the time to raise the wines slowly on lies and get complexity
A few woods : Wines are very expressive and each cuvée has its own personality