Pascal Jolivet Sancerre

Pascal Jolivet Sancerre 75cl

Pascal Jolivet Sancerre

France | 13.5% | 75cl

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A wine of style marked by richness, elegance and smoothness. Lifted aromas of flint, gooseberry and vibrant citrus zest. Mouthwatering freshness and pure fruit expression.

The 2020 vintage was warmer and sunnier vintage than usual: bud break commenced around 15 March, which is roughly two to three weeks in advance. The heatwaves from March up until August accelerated the growth cycle of the vineyards leading to an earlier vintage however, there was not additional pressure of dealing with mildew or oidium. 2020 was a relatively easy vintage to manage, but one needed to keep a close eye, as the challenge was to pick the grapes as quickly as possible within a very short amount of time before temperatures climbed and the potential alcohol level increased. The harvest started unusually early, on the 27th August. The profile of this vintage is therefore generous and rich whilst maintaining an elegant acidity to provide length and structure.

Sancerre is situated 200km south of Paris at an altitude of between 200-400m. Located close to the Loire River and surrounded by forest, Sancerre enjoys a relatively mild micro climate which contributes to the region special terroir. 50% of the grapes come from vineyards grown on chalky soil, in Bué-en-Sancerre, 30% from the highest hill in the west on calcareous-clay soils, and 20% from the east limestone and flint soils.

After harvest, the grapes are gently pressed. The juice is then fermented in stainless steel using natural yeasts, at 16°C for 25 days. The grapes from each parcel are fermented separately.

Pascal Jolivet was founded in 1987 and is one of the most dynamic domaines in France’s Loire Valley. Based in Sancerre, the domaine now owns 120 hectares of vineyards spread across the appellations of Sancerre and Pouilly Fumé. Pascal shares his philosophy with winemaker, Valentina Buoso: to work in harmony with nature to produce wines with purity of fruit, a linear character and minerality, allowing a natural expression of the vineyard to give the wines a sense of place.

Perfect with fresh water fish dishes, shellfish and goats cheese.

Country France
Region Loire
Grapes Sauvignon Blanc
ABV 13.5%
Suitable for Vegans No
Organic No

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