La Croix Renaud – Sancerre Blanc – Nature

Originating from the smallest plot of our estate, just 0,40 hectares.

This wine has been matured in demi-muids (600L oak barrel) for a year. It is later bottled without artifice or external addition.

While keeping its freshness, the wine has developed an intriguing character.n The fruitiness of the pear brings a complexity all in juice and fruit.

 

Intriguing, Exceptional and Natural …

 

Serving tips

 

Serve it between 10 and 12°C.
Drink it now or wait 4-7 years.

food pairing

 

A UFO, to be discovered one its own.

 

AOP Sancerre

Vallée de la Loire et Centre

La Croix Renaud Blanc

PRESENTATION

THE VINTAGE

2018 shows every sign of being a sun-driven vintage. Having braved the unusual weather conditions, 2018 is a unique, early vintage – a vintage shaped by extraordinary extremes of weather, ranging from record levels of spring rainfall to summer heatwaves. September’s fine weather helped to maintain the quality potential of the harvest.

In conclusion, the 2018 vintage is set to be all about elegance.

TERROIR

100% Clay-limestone.

WINEMAKING

Delicate pressing of the grapes, the juice is settled for 36 hours.              The alcoholic fermentation begins naturally under temperature control (15-18°C).

SITUATION

Along the Loire River in east of Bourges, the vineyards extend over 2,926 ha in 14 communes.

 

VARIETALS

100% Sauvignon Blanc

AGEING

The wine is matured on fine lees for a minimum of 18 months.

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