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Sancerre Blanc, Daniel Chotard, Crezancy-en-Sancerre

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Viticulture
Elevation: 300 metres
Exposition: South and south east exposure, with the wines situated on the slopes
Soils: Argilo-calcaire
Varieties: Sauvignon Blanc
Vine age: Various – from 3 years old to 55 years old
Yield: 50-60 hl/ha
Rootstock: 41B and Fercal for their good lime tolerance and SO4 (renowned for its high phylloxera resistance)
Clone: Various
Planting density: 7200 vines/ha
Canopy management: The vines are trellised and debudding and green harvesting are carried out when necessary
Harvesting: Machine harvesting is used for the Sauvignon Blanc

Vinification

Pre-fermentation : The grapes are destemmed and pressed gently in a pneumatic press at low pressure. The must then undergoes cold maceration and cold settling for 36 hours
Yeast: Non-aromatic yeasts are selected for specific tanks
Fermentation vessel: Temperature controlled stainless steel tanks of 80hl to 100hl
Duration: Slow, temperature controlled fermentation
Temperature control: 13oC-18oC
Extraction methods: N/A
Malolactic fermentation: No malolactic
Ageing: 6-8 months in tank
Racking: The wine is racked once for blending
Blending: Takes place in March following the harvest
Final blend: 100% Sauvignon Blanc
Fining / filtration: The wine undergoes bentonite fining prior to blending and is then filtered before bottling
Bottle ageing: 8 months to a year before release
Closure: Cork

Vintage: 2016
Colour: White
Variety: Sauvignon Blanc
Producer: Chotard
Origin: Loire, France
Style: Crisp, Fresh, Dry White Wines
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Bottle Size: 75cl
Bin Number: 1383

Gooseberry aromas, green fruit flavours with a crisp dry finish.

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