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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...
The legs appear as a beautiful red currant colour. Exceptionally fruity, very young and typically Sancerre, raspberry and peach. Very aromatic on a red fruit key. Full and round this wine attenuates gradually, expands promptly and is supported by a balanced tannic point. Powerful, it opens finally on fruity notes (blackcurrant, raspberry) and is prolonged with the taste of citrus fruits with a very beautiful aromatic persistence.
Yields and Density : 58hl/hectares ; 8 800 vines/hectares The pinot noir vines are at least 20 years old and are mainly planted in argilo-siliceous soils (70%). The rest is planted in limestone soil. These vines are cultivated with maximum respect for the ecosystem and the environment.
Pellicular maceration - Softening of the grape skins with the must. The grapes are crushed and stripped from the stalks and then held for 4 days at 10º C. Alcoholic fermentation for 12 days in stainless steel vats that are thermo-regulated at a temperature of 15° C. Bottling is done in February.