Tesco Finest Sancerre 75Cl

2016 Sancerre Appellation Sancerre Controlee. AOC. Product of France

S$ 63.00
/75Cl

Product details

Made from Sauvignon Blanc grapes produced in the famous vineyards of Sancerre. This dry, crisp wine has intense flavours of citrus and tropical fruit with a long creamy finish. A great match for goat's cheese and salads.

Information

Allergy Information:

Contains: Sulphites

Tasting Notes:

This dry, crisp wine has intense flavours of citrus and tropical fruit with a long creamy refreshing finish.

Region of Origin The Loire Valley
Wine Colour White
Alcohol Units 9.4
ABV 12.5% vol.
Current Vintage 2016
Producer Fournier Pere et Fils
Type of Closure Natural Cork
Wine Maker Claude Fournier
Pack Quantity 75
Pack Measure cl
Country France
Alcohol Type Wine
Taste Category Crisp & dry

Grape Variety:

Sauvignon Blanc

Vinification Details:

Optimum ripeness is crucial so as to combine fruit and freshness, so Claude waits until the moment of finest ripeness before starting the harvest. Pressing is done in modern pneumatic presses in the winery, and the must is fermented at cool temperatures. The winery is kept at a cool temperature throughout, since freshness and aromatic purity are the important elements here.

History:

Fournier are wine growers making classic Pouilly Fume and Sancerre in their family winery. The wines can be described as herby, steely, gunflint-smoky, combining appealing aromas with a refreshing crispness. This Finest Sancerre has sufficient structure to accompany fish dishes and white meats. Traditionally these wines are made to be drunk with food and consequently the emphasis is on floral and elegant freshness rather than great structure.

Regional Information:

The vineyards of Sancerre face those of Pouilly Fume across the mighty Loire river. Both areas produce wine from the Sauvignon Blanc grape. The Fournier family estate has grown from five hectares in 1950 to 60 hectares today, divided over the appellations of Menetou Salon, Sancerre and Pouilly Fumé.

Storage Type:

Ambient

Storage Instructions:

This wine is ideal for drinking now but can be kept for up to 1 year

Alcohol Unit Other Text:

9.4 UK Units per bottle
1.6 UK Units per 125ml glass
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Storage:

Store horizontally in a cool, dark place. This wine can be enjoyed now, or carefully stored for up to two years from purchase. Once open, drink within two days.

Produce of:

France

Bottled in:

France

Number Of Uses:

6

Net Contents:

75cl e

Name and Address:

Tesco Stores Ltd.,
Welwyn Garden City AL7 1GA,
U.K.

Nutrition

Nutrition
Typical Values100ml containEach glass (125ml) contains
Energy 288kJ (70kcal) 360kJ (87kcal)
Organic Acids <0.1g <0.1g
Alcohol 9.9g 12.3g
*Reference intake of an average adult (8400 kJ / 2000 kcal) - -

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