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Sancerre: Christian Lauverjat Moulin des Vrilleres Coeur a Prendre Rouge 2016


  • Bottle
  • £15.90
  • Case (6)
  • £95.40
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Tasting Notes

Aged in new oak for several months. This wine combines structure and finesse.

Best with light lunches and cheese.

Wine Info
Region Loire
Appellation Sancerre
Style Red
Producer Christian Lauverjat - Moulin des Vrilleres
Grapes 100% Pinot Noir
Pairing
 
Keeping Drink within 5 years of bottling.
Vinification

This wine is vinified at 25°C. It is made from old vines. Its little point of difference is that it is aged for about 10 months in tronconical vats, with wood from the Tronçais forest. This wine is bottled 15 months after the harvest, and put on sale after 18 months.

Bottle 75cl
Volume 13.0%
Producer
Christian Lauverjat
In Sury-en-Vaux, a little village near Sancerre, the 'big chief' (according to his wife Karine), Christian Lauverjat produces quality Sancerre wines year after year. 

The Sancerre appellation produces mostly whites, but reds and rose wines made with Pinot Noir are also produced by this domaine.