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Sancerre 'Les Garennes', Organic, Domaine Laporte, Loire Valley, France

Loire, France

LAPORTEGARSANC17

Tasting Notes

This wine is from a single plot of "Caillottes", nested near a forest on the south side of Sancerre where the terroir dates back to the Jurassic period giving it a characteristic minerality. Delicious and aromatic with notes of acacia flowers, pear and honey.

Food Matches

Grilled Fish & Soft Cheese & Fresh Vegetables or Salad

Wine Profile

Wine Type White Wine

Vintage 2017

Style Rich & Complex Whites

Country France

Region Loire

Grower Name Domaine Laporte

Grape Variety Sauvignon Blanc

ABV 13.00%

Closure Natural Cork

Allergens Sulphites

Method Organic

SKU 16144761

Grower

Domaine Laporte

Domaine Laporte

Founded in 1850 in the heart of the Loire Valley's prestigious Sancerre appellation, Domaine Laporte is renowned for its quality.Here, 20 ha (49.4 acres) representing 80 percent of our vineyards are planted with Sauvignon Blanc for our fine white wines, the remaining 20 percent are planted with Pinot Noir for the creation of our delicious reds and rosés.Domaine… Read More

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Region

Loire

Loire

The Loire Valley is a well known wine producing region of Central France, defined by the river Loire which runs through it before emptying into the Atlantic Ocean. The region itself is so large and diverse that generalisations about terroir and soils are impossible, but the most well-known appellations include Sancerre and Pouilly-Fumé, famed for their Sauvignon Blanc;… Read More

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Grape

Sauvignon Blanc

Sauvignon Blanc

Sauvignon Blanc is a high quality white grape whose spiritual home is France, and more specifically the Loire Valley, where it produces crisp, acidic wines with green and citrus fruit flavours, and a hallmark streak of minerality in the best examples.In more recent years, the variety has been adopted by New Zealand as their signature white variety, showing concentrated… Read More

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