Wine Henri Bourgeois, Sancerre "d'Antan" AOC, 2015
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Reviews of purchase Henri Bourgeois, Sancerre "d'Antan" AOC, 2015
The wine is light yellow color with greenish highlights.
Taste wine refreshing, lively, with hints of mineral, silicon and nuances of toasted toast, gradually turning into a harmonious aftertaste.
The wine has an elegant, fresh fragrance with notes of grapefruit, lime and nuances of nettles.
The wine goes well with white meats, cheeses, shrimp, lobster and fish grilled turbot. Recommended as an experiment to try it in combination with cheese Vashren Mont d'Or with dried pears.
Sancerre "d'Antan" - a refreshing white wine with a pleasant minerality, whose name translates as Sancerre "old days" and points out that the family tries to stick to the old bourgeois methods in the production of this wine.
Sancerre "d'Antan" is created from the grape variety Sauvignon Blanc grown in the unique 65-year-old vines, planted in 1936 on the slopes, silicon-rich rocks. Yields of these vines is very limited (35 hl / ha) and is characterized by the highest quality. The grapes are harvested by hand, fermentation under strictly controlled temperature takes place in oak barrels, aged 4-6 years, followed by aging in barriques on noble lees for 7-9 months. Before bottling the wine is not clarified and filtered. Storage capacity Sancerre "d'Antan" is 7-10 years.
Possession of the family Henri Bourgeois located in the village of Shavinol, which is famous for its excellent wines and goat cheese Krottin de Shavinol. For 10 generations of the family Bourgeois in winemaking.
In 1950, the name of Henri Bourgeois consisted of 2 hectares, today his sons expanded the domain up to 65 hectares of vineyards, which are located among the best slopes of Sancerre and Pouilly Fumé, extending to the banks of the Loire. Thanks to its excellent climate, chalky and siliceous soils are simply created ideal conditions for growing Sauvignon with mineral character that is reflected in the wine finesse and elegance.
Henri Bourgeois family passion for wines, encourages them to do the best for growing grapes and making wonderful fine wine. The philosophy of the family founded on respect for the terroir and winemaking. Thanks to an ingenious reconciliation of tradition and modern technology in the estate Bourgeois Sancerre wines produced upscale Pouilly-Fumé and. The family Bourgeois result of his work with humor called "bourgeois quality."