Boulay Sancerre La Cote

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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: Produced from "La Grande Cote", one of the three famous designated Crus of Chavignol.
Orientation: Full southern exposure
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: First crafted in the 2010 vintage, Gerard's old vine parcel in La Cote (referred to by the Cotat brothers as La Grande Cote) produces a wine of incredible precision, power and lazer sharp minerality...Boulay's signature style!