Country: France Region: Loire Valley
Varietal: Sauvignon Blanc
Vintage: 2017 Colour:White Style:Dry
Producer: Domain Sylvain Bailly
Domaine Sylvain Bailly has been in the same family since 1700, the cross “Saint
Ursin” in their vineyard was erected in 1877. Jacques took over from his father in
1991 with his wife Marie-Hélène, joined by their daughter Sonia in 2007.
Situated in Bué, the estate covers approximately 20 ha of Sancerre & 10ha of Quincy bought in 1995.
Harvest: Picked between 11th & 21st September 2017. First bottling April 2018.
- Style of wine: Very aromatic, expressive on the nose, mineral with a good acidity.
It has a lovely freshness, lots of Sauvignon character.
Lovely in its youth but can age a few years. To be served between 9-11°C.
- Food match: Salmon, from the Loire River of course! Shellfish and goat cheese,
the famous Crottin de Chavignol. But also excellent as an aperitif.
A brilliant hue, the typical pale yellow of sauvignon. A great complexity, where the aromas of white flowers, citrus fruits and menthol notes mix. An elegant attack, great freshness on the palate, combines with A delicate floral and mineral character.