Domaine Daulny, Sancerre, Loire, France, 2017

Domaine Daulny, Sancerre, Loire, France, 2017

Domaine Daulny, Sancerre, Loire, France, 2017

Product Code: 107
Availability: In Stock
  • £24.60


Tasting Note

A stunning example of classic Sauvignon Blanc. Pure, crisp grassy fruit on the nose with hints of blackcurrant leaf. Lean, racy and concentrated on the palate with complex flavours of citrus and mineral.

Food Matching
A classic match for oysters and seafood or fresh goat cheese.
Producer Profile

Etienne Daulny owns prime parcels scattered across the Sancerre AOC totalling about 16 hectares. The soils of these parcels differ greatly and help to provide complexity and Etienne combines these plots skilfully to create his stunning Sancerre. Daulny favours stainless steel tanks for fermentation and inhibits malolactic fermentation, but then ages the wine on fine lees. The result is a clean and bright, very appealing, Sauvignon with great texture.

Viticulture

The estate consists of 15 hectares of vines that are divided into about 50 different plots. The soils of these plots differ greatly and help to provide complexity found in Sancerre. Etienne combines these plots skilfully to create his cuvée of Sancerre.

Winemaking

Yield is about 50 hl/ha and the wine is fermented and aged in temperature-controlled stainless steel tanks. The wine sees no malolactic fermentation and thus retains freshness and vibrancy beneath plenty of forward, ripe fruit.

Oak Treatment

No oak treatment.

Technical Details
Blend Sauvignon Blanc 100%
Closure Natural Cork
Colour White
Style Still
Suitable for Vegetarians Yes
Suitable for Vegans Yes

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