Wine Jean-Max Roger, Cuvee "Genese", Sancerre AOC, 2017
Reviews of purchase Jean-Max Roger, Cuvee "Genese", Sancerre AOC, 2017
Wine bright lemon color.
The wine is made in the classic style. Taste wine with refreshing coolness and notes of sweet pear and lemon jelly ends spicy aftertaste with notes of smoke and minerals.
Lively and pungent aroma of wine is made up of notes of lemon pulp, fruit garden and floral honey lying on heavy mineral basis.
Wine is an excellent aperitif will be a great addition to a variety of dishes such as grilled tilapia with mango chutney, chicken with lemon sauce, Greek salad, goat cheese with figs and honey, as well as salmon, grilled.
"Cuvee GC" - delicious wine, "happiness liquid in the glass!" Cuvée made from grapes Sauvignon Blanc, collected for the most part in "Le Grand Chemarin" (GC) - one of the most famous vineyards in the village of Bui and in neighboring areas with the same terroir and agronomic characteristics. Vineyards occupy the south-eastern slopes of the exposure covered stony, clay-limestone soil, known as "caillottes". The combination of this terroir and winemaking special methods to create a unique cuvee - elegant and with great finesse, intense fruity aroma and a full, complex flavor.
The grapes for the creation of "Cuvee GC" compressed using pneumatic presses and immediately sent to the cold maceration for 48-72 hours. Then the grape cake carefully removed, the pure juice is adjusted to the proper temperature, and the yeast was added to ferment under controlled temperature for a few weeks, to impart the flavor complexity of the wine most. After aging on the lees of wine goes cold stabilized, filtered and bottled in the cellars of the estate. Vintage 2012 is recommended to use in the period between 2014 and 2018.
Family Roger comes from an old family of winemakers from the village of Bue. The first mention of them refers to the beginning of the XVII century. Jean-Max Roger had inherited from his parents in the early 1970s, the size of the vineyard of four hectares. Starting with a small patch, Jean-Max gradually expanded its vineyards. Today, the winery Jean-Max Roger owns 26 hectares in Sancerre AOC along the Loire River, as well as household owns 5 hectares of vineyards located in Menethil Salon AOC. Jean-Max Roger grows two grape varieties: Sauvignon Blanc for white wines and Pinot Noir for red and pink. As a merchant, the winery is Roger wines from Pouilly-Fumé region, located in front of Sancerre on the left bank of the Loire. Since 2004, Jean-Max is assisted by two of his three sons - Etienne and Thibault, get rich wine experience in France and abroad. His third son, Xavier, is also involved in winemaking in the Languedoc-Roussillon region.