Foucher-Lebrun Le Mont Sancerre 2020, Loire, France

Located 30 kilometers northeast of Sancerre in the village of Aligny-Cosne, Maison Foucher is a ‘Petit Négociant’ with a mission to craft classic expressions of Loire Valley appellations at exceptional values. Sourced from the villages of Sancerre, Chavignol (near Monts Damnés) and d’Amigny. Grapes are hand harvested. Vinified in tank for 12 days to preserve fruit and freshness. Aged on its lees in stainless steel for 10 months before bottling. Tasting Notes: This special cuvée made by Jean Mounard and Marc Vappereau is a pure Sancerre with incredible freshness and minerality. It stands in contrast to some productions which tend toward richer, heavier wines often with residual sugar. It has a good depth, lovely, citrus fruit, and a classic flintiness on the nose and palate. Serve with salmon or other fish.