Wine Chatelain, Sancerre Selection, Sancerre AOC, 2015
Reviews of purchase Chatelain, Sancerre Selection, Sancerre AOC, 2015
The wine is light golden color with greenish reflections.
Taste wine energetic, bright, refreshing mint shades and long aftertaste.
The aroma of wine is dominated by citrus notes of lemon and grapefruit.
Wine is served with white meat, fish, seafood and cheese.
Sancerre Selection - white wine with hints of mint, lemon, created from grapes Sauvignon Blanc. Vines, whose average age is 20-30 years old, grown on clay-limestone soils. After collecting the berries are processed under mild pressure. Fermentation takes place at a temperature of 16-18 ° C in stainless steel tanks.
Family Chatelain (Chatelain) grows vines on the slopes in the vicinity of Pouilly-sur-Loire from 1630. André Chatelain, who died in 2005, was one of the first manufacturers in Pouilly-sur-Loire, who began working for export and managed to bring their wines to the international level. Today, the family estate work Jean-Claude Chatelain and Zhenever, joined by their sons - two of Vincent, already representing the 12th generation of winemakers family Chatelain.
Ownership of the family - 30 hectares of vineyards in Pouilly-Fumé, distributed in six municipalities of the seven existing in the region. This is Tracy-sur-Loire, Pouilly-sur-Loire, Mesve-sur-Loire, Saint-Andel, Saint Laurent l'Abay and Saint-Martin-sur-Noen. The soil in these areas are different in composition, which gives much more freedom in the creation of combinations of wine varieties. The harvest from the vineyards of 90% is applied mechanically, but with young vines and vines over the age of 50 years, bunches are hand-picked, because these vines is characterized by particularly fragile.