Domaine Christian Salmon Sancerre AC 2017 (12 x 750mL), Loire, France.

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Overview

Domaine Christian Salmon is a family owned estate in the Coteaux Buetons, covering 15 hectares within the appellations of Sancerre and Pouilly Fume, in the Loire Valley of central France. For many generations the Salmon family has ensured production of the very best quality wine, and the techniques employed today are based on those of previous generations.

The bunches are lightly crushed as soon as they arrive to the winery. The must is pumped into stainless steel tanks and left to cold settle before the fermentation, which occurs naturally. The temperature of the ferment is closely monitored to avoid any possible risk of oxidation and to retain freshness and aroma. The wine is racked and a minimal addition of sulphur dioxide is made as required. The wine is rested in tank prior to bottling.

Domaine Christian Salmon is looking to preserve the typical flavours and aromas of Sauvignon Blanc from Sancerre, and no oak treatment is involved in the production.

Region:
FRA - Loire
State:
Imported
Country:
France

Winery Tasting Notes

Colour: Very pale straw

Bouquet: The first impression is of intense flinty, minerally notes verging on gunpowder. Being typically aromatic, the wine opens up with air, taking on more fruity nuances, in particular of ripe pear.

Palate: The structure is defined by wonderful balance. The style is vigorous and frank, with a surprisingly rich middle palate, finishing with lively vivacity. Domaine Christian Salmon Sancerre leaves one with an overall sensation of elegance and harmony.

Service: Do not over chill, serving at 10 degrees Celsius, with delicately flavoured shellfish and fish dishes such as Brochet (Pike) au Beurre Blanc, or with dry goats cheese, such as that typical of the region from the wine-making village of Chavignol “Crottin de Chavignol”.

Cellaring: Up to 2-3 years

Vintage
2017
Region
FRA - Loire
Grape Style
Sauvignon Blanc
Closure Type
Cork closure
Alcohol
13%

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Domaine Christian Salmon is a family owned estate in the Coteaux Buetons, covering 15 hectares withinthe appellations of Sancerre and Pouilly Fume, in the Loire Valley of central France. For manygenerations the Salmon family has ensured production of the very best quality wine, and thetechniques employed today are based on those of previous generations.

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