Boulay Sancerre Monts Damnes

Boulay

[print]

Snapshot
Vintage: 2016
Bottle sizes: 750 ML
Country: France
Region: Loire
Appellation: Sancerre
Wine type: White
Varietals: Sauvignon Blanc
Organic: Practicing
Vineyard: Old vines located on a steep slope in the Mont Damnes vineyard that Boulay began farming in 2004. Vines average 45 years old.
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 the barrel.
Aging: Aged on the lees in a combination of barrel and tank then bottled unfiltered in July.