Country: France > Loire Valley

Domaine de Chevilly

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Right off the Cher river, in central Loire Valley, Mr. Lestourgie makes this extraordinary wine that equals any Sancerre. Fantastic racy & perfumed Sauvignon Blanc, with lots of ripe citrus fruit, minerals, gun flint, it has it all. Medium bodied, superb structure, a pure pleasure for any seafood dishes & salads, & goat cheeses. The sandy soils of Quincy produce a completely different style of Sauvignon, more rounded, textured and finer. Ripe, exotic nose. Soft acidity with a broad textured fruit profile. Peach undertones with a long finish.

  • Appellation: Quincy
  • Owner: Florence, Géraldine, Antoine et Yves Lestourgie
  • Winemaker: Domaine de Chevilly
  • Varieties Grown: Sauvignon Blanc
  • Hectares/Age of Vines: 13 hectares. Age of vines: 25 years
  • Altitude/Soil: 103m to 136meters. Limestone (aka “caillottes”) on the east and west sides of the vineyard, Kimmerdigin limestone with oyster traces (“marne à huitre”) and limestone-clay and flinty-clay
  • Farming Methods: Sustainable


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