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2017 CHATEAU DE SANCERRE Sancerre Blanc

CHATEAU DE SANCERRE Sancerre Blanc 2017

25.95 CAD

$25.95

  • Portfolio
  • Portfolio
  • Trialto
  • Product code
  • Product code
  • 164582
  • Format
  • Format
  • 12x750ml
  • Listing type
  • Listing type
  • SAQ General listing
  • Status
  • Status
  • Available
  • Country
  • Country
  • France
  • Regulated designation
  • Regulated designation
  • Appellation origine controlée (AOC)
  • Region
  • Region
  • Loire Valley
  • Subregion
  • Subregion
  • Centre Loire
  • Appellation
  • Appellation
  • Sancerre
  • Varietal(s)
  • Varietal(s)
  • Sauvignon Blanc 100 %
  • Color
  • Color
  • White
  • Sugar
  • Sugar
  • Dry
  • Closure type
  • Closure type
  • Cork
  • About this winery

    The history of the Sancerre vineyards goes back almost a thousand years, for it was in 11th and 12th centuries that monks in the surrounding districts began to cultivate vines. From the reign of Philippe-Augustus to the reign of Louis XVI, the Kings of France delighted in Sancerre wine - "one of the most exquisite of the Kingdom", as one described it - and a 19th century devoté, Honoré de Balzac, famously paid tribute to the "generous wines" of Sancerre. The Chateau de Sancerre stands in the...

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