Philippe Girard Sancerre Cuvée Silex 2020, Loire Valley, France

The Domaine Philippe Girard is located in Verdigny, one of the most renowned wine village of Sancerre. Today’s generation, owns 16 acres of Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Noir. Located along the banks of the river Loire, to the east of Bourges, the Sancerre vineyard stretches over 2,770 hectares. The Silex soil gives its name to the Cuvée. Pneumatic pressing. After a must racking of 12 to 24 hours, the must is placed into a fermentation tank where it will ferment at a temperature of 18°C. Ageing on lees for 4 months. Pale yellow color. First nose with hints of yellow fruits and flintiness. Notes of peach, yellow fruits. 100% Sauvignon Blanc.