White Sancerre Franck Millet Domain 2017

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White Sancerre Franck Millet Domain 2017

Loire Centre
Sancerre White | 12.5°

Ref : 479862

18.15 18, 15

Bottle 75 cL

i.e. 24.20 € / liter

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  • Keeping level 2022
  • Service temperature °
  • Grapes Sauvignon

Our food and wine pairings

  • Charcuterie
  • Shellfish
  • Grilled Fish

Our oenologists' opinion

Fruity and crisp

Beautiful highlights decorate the pale color of this wine that will offer you a first nose recalling blackcurrant and wild asparagus fragrances. Are following floral scents of mimosas and acacia. In mouth, it is its freshness and its mineral side that stand out. All of its flavors are making an extremely pleasant and elegant wine.
 

Robe
Pale

Features

Body ? The body is the way a wine feels inside the mouth. Several factors, such as the alcohol content and the presence of tannins, contribute to the feel of the wine.

Freshness ? The freshness of a wine is defined by its level of acidity. Unlike rounded wines, fresh wines are easy to drink, and are more lively. Acidity plays a necessary part in a wine's structure.

Aging ? All wines do not have the same aging potential. Some are supposed to be consumed at a young age while others must be kept for longer periods of time.

Domain and appellation

  • Domaine Franck Millet

    Bordering the Loire River, the Franck Millet domain is located in the town of Bué, 4km away from Sancerre.

     

    • Terroir: The vineyard of this family establishment is extending on 23 hectares, where are elaborated white, red and rosé Sancerre and white and red Menetou-Salon wines. The grapes and the musts are carefully selected to obtain an optimum and unique quality for each wine. Each hectare, located on a soil made of clay, has 6 500 plants.

     

    • Viticulture: A first sorting of grapes is done before the harvests. The method called the “green harvesting” has been adopted: the grapes that will never be ripe are removed beforehand.

     

    • Wine-making: The grape is immediately pressed after the harvest. Then it is subjected to the step of the settling consisting in the clarification of the must before the alcoholic fermentation. After several months, the wine is filtered and bottled.

     

  • Main grape
    Sauvignon

  • Grapes Sauvignon
  • Grapes
    • Sauvignon : 100%

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