barton & guestier

B&G Sancerre
"Les Silices"

Location

France

Region

AOC Sancerre

 

GRAPE VARIETY

Sauvignon Blanc

 

WINEMAKING

Pressing of the grapes-alcoholic fermentation at 20°C/68°F. Ageing on lees in vats with oxidation control.

 

TASTING NOTE

Pale eye low with green highlights. Expressive nose mixing in tense aromas of flowers (acacia), white berries and exotic fruits (pineapple) with a touch of citrus (grape fruit). Fresh and lively attack evolving on a long mineral finish.

 

PAIRING

Grilled fish, seafood, goat cheese. Best served between 10 °C and 12°C / 50 °F and 54°F.

 

KEY FACTS

  • Les Silices refers to the soil composed of siliceous limestone rocks which bring lots of vivacity to our Sancerre.
  • Long-term partnership with a family owned, fifth generation winery.
  • Vegan Friendly & Sustainably farmed, certification in process.

 

AWARD

  • 90 points - Wilfred Wong - Wine.com - Vintage 2018

 

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