Vin CERVEAUX - Negociant
Environmentally friendly viticulture – Negociant label | Sommelier Wine Awards 2016 – SILVER
Variety 100% Sauvignon Blanc | Appellation Pouilly Fumé AOC, Loire Valley, France – Eastern edge | Soil The soils were originally formed in the Jurassic period (160 million years ago) from the calcareous marine deposits of an ancient inland sea. The Kimmeridgian marl, hard limestone and flint clay and temperate continental climate produce smoky citrus, flinty and oyster shell minerality, delicate floral notes and ripe grapefruit characters.
Winemaking Following cold stabilisation, fermentation takes place at low temperatures in temperature controlled stainless steel tanks to preserve the aromatics and refreshing acidity. | Alc./Vol. 12.48% | Residual sugar 2.51 g/L | Total Acidity 4,65 g/L | Bottled March 2015 | Production 13,000 bottles
A complex and aromatic nose combining orchard blossom, oyster shell and citrus notes, opening to classic, flinty minerality, layered texture and restrained fruit notes. Sommelier Wine Awards Judges’ Tasting notes: ‘Elegant nose with aromas of flint and citrus. Very well balanced on the palate with racy minerality and clean fruit, with a long, mineral finish,’ said Georgi Mihov of Bohemia Bar and Restaurant, while Gregg Lambert of Galvin La Chapelle noted ‘greengage and fresh stone fruit, with a flinty note’.
Environmentally friendly viticulture – Negociant label
Variety 100% Sauvignon Blanc | Appellation VDP du Val de Loire, France – Western edge | Soil Tuffeau limestone, mixed with a harmonious blend of loose and flinty clay, mica and sand. Sandy topsoil sitting on top of a thick layer of excellent smectite clay.
Winemaking Following cold stabilisation, fermentation takes place at low temperatures in temperature controlled stainless steel tanks to preserve the aromatics and refreshing acidity. Alc./Vol. 12% | Residual sugar 0.51 g/L | Total Acidity 4,93 g/L | Bottled March 2018 | Production 13,000 bottles
Zippy citrus notes, with subtle white peach, elderflower and fresh mown meadow, the palate is lively with crisp acidity and white fruit notes.