Lucien Crochet Sancerre Rouge La Croix Du Roy (750 ml)

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About this item

  • Appellation: Sancerre, France
  • Pinot noir
  • Silky tannins with mineral finish
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Vinification: Harvest hand-picked and brought to the winery in 40-kg crates. Table-sorted and completely destemmed. Tanks with automatic punching of the cap. Maceration for about 30 days at controlled temperature. Pumping-over and punching the cap based on daily tastings. Free-run juice and press-juice blended on devatting. Ageing 70% in barrels and 30% stainless steel tanks for 11 months. Blended and racked in September for another 8 months ageing in tanks. Bottled in June. Tasting notes: Visual: ruby red, brilliant Nose: intense aroma of Pinot, notes of leather and roasting Palate: crunchy grape, cherry fruitstone, a bit of faded rose, beautiful texture, the oak is just a support to give complexity, the tannins are silky, mineral on the finish reminding the terroir. You can keep this wine for 6 to 8 years Serving temperature: 13 to 14°. Perfect match with white meat, veal or poultry, duckling and parmentier of duck.

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