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Sancerre Henri Bourgeois Etienne Henri - Buon Vino Loire Wine
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Sancerre Henri Bourgeois Etienne Henri 2013

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One Line Description Sancerre Henri Bourgeois Etienne Henri, 100% Sauvignon Blanc, top Cuvee from famed Bourgeois domaine, old vines, barrel fermented.
Production Method Conventional
Country France French
Region Loire, France
Producer Henri Bourgeois
Vintage 2013
Wine Type Dry White Wine
Wine Style Full bodied
Grape Blend 100% Sauvignon Blanc
Alcohol 13% abv
Terroir Flint, Clay
Maturation 12 months in barrels with batonnage
Ageing Potential 10 years plus
Decanter Specialist Organic Wine Retailer 2017 Winner
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Sancerre Henri Bourgeois Etienne Henri, 100% Sauvignon Blanc, top Cuvee from famed Bourgeois domaine, old vines, barrel fermented. The oaked Etienne Henri cuvée comes from the older vines on flint clay slopes. Such a method of vinification requires top-quality grapes for a successful marriage of wood and wine. Alcoholic fermentation is exclusively in oak barrels followed by 12 months of maturation on fine lees. Result: a fine wine of great complexity, richness and style with the ability to age for a long time.

Domaine Henri Bourgeois is an acclaimed producer whose wines still exhibit the complexity of the terroir of Chavignol, being chalky with a touch of gun-flint, initially steely, then ripening in the mouth with a broad array of flavours and wonderful length.

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