Boulay Sancerre Comtesse

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Snapshot
Vintage: 2016
Bottle sizes: 750 ML
Country: France
Region: Loire
Appellation: Sancerre
Wine type: White
Varietals: Sauvignon Blanc
Organic: Practicing
Vineyard: From 50 year old vines located in the sweet spot of the Mont Damnes vineyard
Orientation: South-facing slope
Soil: Kimmeridgian Clay or "terre blanche" (similar to the soils of Chablis)
Viticulture: Gerard works the soils manually, the vines are farmed using organic methods and all grapes are harvested by hand.
Vinification: Natural yeast fermentation in 300L barrels (no new wood).
Aging: Aged on the lees in a combination of barrel (300L, no new wood) and tank then bottled unfiltered in July.
Notes: The most powerful and complex wine from Boulay's lineup, with an incredible intensity of fruit and a strong mineral core. Definitely one to put away and follow for years to comeā€¦