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Sancerre: Christian Lauverjat Moulin des Vrilleres 2016


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Always a fashionable winner if you like Sauvignon. This particular wine has the merit to always please irrespective of the vintage. That has been the case for the last 25 years. It has a dry and most appealing roundness, and such a lovely lingering after-taste. At its best with fish, shellfish and goat cheese. Best drunk within 5 years, but will keep longer and will change in character.

Region Loire
Appellation Sancerre
Style White
Producer Christian Lauverjat - Moulin des Vrilleres
Grapes 100% Sauvignon
Pairing Goat cheese, Shellfish, aperitif 
Keeping Drink within 5 years of bottling.
Vinification Vinified at low temperatures for between 15 and 20 days. The lees are circulated after fermentation. The wine stays on lees in tank for about 3 months. 
Bottle 75cl
Volume 12.5%
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.