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Sancerre Les Denisottes

Claude Riffault

Sancerre Les Denisottes Bottle
Appellation
Sancerre
Variety
Sauvignon Blanc
Age of Vines
40-50
Farming
Certified organic and biodynamic (ECOCERT & BIODYVIN)
Soil
Kimmeridgian limestone (Terre Blanches)
Altitude
250 meters
Fermentation
Hand harvested, natural yeast fermentation in neutral 600L French oak demi-muids
Aging
Aged 10 months in neutral 600L French oak demi-muids

Overview

Les Denisottes comes from a parcel located quite close to the domaine’s cellar. Here the terres blanches soils are deeper and more pebbly than rocky and producing a richer style of Sancerre – one that requires a longer élevage in barrel, and released with a greater capacity to age.

Ratings & Reviews

91

2015 Sancerre Les Denisottes

Source: WA

92+

2013 Sancerre Les Denisottes

Source: WA

91

2013 Sancerre Les Denisottes

Source: IWC

Loire, France
  • Location
    Loire, France
  • Appellation
    Sancerre
  • Proprietor
    Claude Riffault
  • Winemaker
    Stéphane Riffault
  • Size / Elevation
    13.5 hectares / 230-300 meters
  • Portfolio
    Jon-David Headrick Selections

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