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Sancerre Blanc Croq’ Caillotte

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This tiny 6.5 hectare domaine in the Loire was started by Emile Balland in 1999. The Ballands have been making wines in the Loire since 1650 and his father was instrumental in achieving recognition for the young AOC Coteaux du Giennois in the 1980s. Emile has just one hectare of Sancerre and his cuvée Croq'Caillotte comes from the steep, south facing slopes of the Amigny area of Sancerre and is one of those rare wines that hugely over-deliver on quality. The Beaux Jours blanc is produced from vineyards on the slopes of the Loire river at Bonny and Beaulieu and is a complex wine with leesy character and great finesse but at an everyday price.

Producer

Domaine Emile Balland

Country

France

Region

Loire Valley

Grapes

Sauvignon Blanc

Type

Light & Crisp

Closure

Cork

Colour

White

ABV

12.50%

£22.00

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SKU: THV41 Category:

Tastes & Tones

Light & Delicate
.
Aromatic
Bone Dry
.
Sweet
Fun & Easy
.
Complex

Perfect with...

poultry
seafood

Region

Loire Valley

The Loire Valley is famous for its world-class wines. The Valley is laced with vineyards all the way from Sancerre to the ocean, and it offers wines ranging from to suit every palate from sparkling vouvrays to vibrant sancerres.