Le Roi des Pierres 2021 Sancerre

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Le Roi des Pierres is a cuvée made by Adrien Gaudiat who works as a winemaker for a prominent family in Sancerre near the Monts Damnés, the most iconic vineyard in Sancerre, whom also gave him access to some prime vineyards in the village of Saint-Gemme.Le Roi des Pierre’s (“King of Stones”) Sancerre is crafted from grapes grown is the rare silex soil, representing only 15% of the all the terroir in Sancerre.. Silex is composed of flint over a clay and limestone base and has proven to produce distinctive wines with an extraordinary ability to age. Vines range in age from 20 to 40 years and are trellised in a simple Guyot system with up to 40% situated on steep slopes.The Sauvignon Blanc grapes were handpicked in September. The grapes were then transported to the gravity flow cellar and underwent a gentle pressing in a pneumatic press. The alcoholic fermentation was conducted in thermo regulated stainless steel tanks (59-64°F) followed by five months of maturation on fine lees.This w…

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