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Domaine Michel Girard, Sancerre Rosé

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Domaine Michel Girard, Sancerre Rosé
£18.50
Delicate salmon pink colour and with a flinty nose, this is a savoury and expressive style of Sancerre rosé. The palate is restrained and beautifully balanced with fine acidity and ripe fruit.

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Terroir plays an important role at this estate. Michel, Philippe and Benoît Girard own 19 hectares of vines planted on the three different soil structures of Sancerre: Terres Blanches (clay and limestone), Caillottes (chalky limestone) and Silex (flint). They favour judicious blending of the separately-vinified cuvées to create wines with real complexity and balance.

Vineyards
The estate of Domaine Michel Girard comprises of 12 hectares which is made up of 30 parcels of vineyards where the average age of vines is 15 years. Terroir plays such an important role in this estate where they are fortunate to have plantings on the three key soil structures of Sancerre, namely Terres Blanches (limestone), Caillottes (chalky limestone) and Silex (flint).

Tasting Notes
Delicate salmon pink colour and with a flinty nose, this is a savoury and expressive style of Sancerre rosé. The palate is restrained and beautifully balanced with fine acidity and ripe fruit.

Additional Information

Additional Information

Name Domaine Michel Girard, Sancerre Rosé
Country France
Region Sancerre
ABV% 13%
Vintage 2016
Grape Variety 100% Pinot Noir
Size 750ml
Dietary Information Suitable for Vegetarians, Suitable for Vegans
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