Simonnet-Febvre Saint-Bris Sauvignon 2012, Burgundy, France

The location of the Saint-Bris vineyards allows the Sauvignon grapes to fully express their range of aromas and the minerality of the soils. They are often planted in colder areas in order to enable a slow ripening and therefore the best expression of the vineyards’ strong character. The Saint-Bris 2012 has a golden color with light green highlights. Its powerful nose is characterized by aromas of exotic fruits, freshly cut grass and citrus fruits such as grapefruit. This wine has a good structure with an aromatic fruit and vegetable persistence. 100% Sauvignon. Soil: Clay and limestone. Average age of the vines: 25 years. Vinification: Fermented in stainless steel tanks between 16° and 20°c. Full malolactic fermentation completed. Aged 6-8 months in stainless steel.