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Located in heart of the Sancerre region is Domaine Vincent Delaporte and Sons, a family business which has been passed from father to son since the 17th century. The winery is located in the charming village of Chavignol, recognized as, perhaps, the prettiest village in the region and for its famous goat cheese. Today the domaine is run by Jean-Yves Delaporte (Vincent’s son) and his wife and son, Nathalie and Matthieu. Matthieu has recently taken over the viticulture and winemaking. The...
Pale gold with green hints. Very expressive, intense and complex nose with boxwood, rhubarb, blackcurrant, kiwi fragrances and a light vegetal touch (marigold). The entry is soft and round. Bright freshness on the palate, delicate and lively purity. Well balanced and harmonious, it ends with a clean lingering finish.
The vines have a southeasterly exposure and are planted on slopes that get a great deal of sunshine. The wine is produced from a blend of 28 different plots of differing soil types -principally flint (50%) and limestone (50%).This wine is composed of vines with an average age of 35 years.
Grape variety : Sauvignon Blanc 100 % Pneumatic pressing. Fermentation in stainless-steel thermo-regulated vats at 18°C in October and November. Pumping over and aging on lees for 3 months in December, January and February. In March, racking, fining and light filtering before bottling. 50% of our wines are bottled in April, May and June. Bottled in spring, they will keep all their primary aromas for 3 years and more.
- 93 Points -
Light peach and flint nose with a touch of polished lemon. Great delicacy evident from the kumquat, rose water and lychee on the palate, backed up by biting minerality. A warm, inviting style.See detailed press review