From west/southwest plots in Les Papillons, Les Petits Papillons, Les Chantalouettes and Vaurigny. Average vine age of 35-40 years. Only 10 cm of soil over limestone & Portlandian marls.
"Caillottes" (pebbles). Like the famous stones of CdP, the pebbles that cover these estate plots help reflect sunlight in the day, and retain warmth to mitigate cool evenings.
steely, tightly wound, deep and concentrated, aromatic, herbaceous and floral, medium bodied, green apple, wet slate. a real treat for Sancerre fans
region: loire valley, France
varietal: sauvignon blanc
farming & cellar: certified organic & certified biodynamic, indigenous yeast fermentation and aging in 20% oak (350L cigar barrel) and 80% stainless steel, minimal so2, unfiltered
pairing: poulet roti, baked salmon