2015 Les Belles Vignes, Fournier Père & Fils
White • Loire Valley • Sancerre AOC • France • 100% Sauvignon Blanc • 88/100 Wine Enthusiast
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2015 Les Belles Vignes, Fournier Père & Fils, Loire, France, Sancerre
Heir of generations of winemakers, Paul Fournier took over the family estate in 1950 with only 2 hectares of vineyard. Since, as the family has grown, the area experienced the same evolution. Since Jacques and Claude are working in the vineyard, are responsible for the winemaking and the marketing, they have worked as well on the domain extension, which extends from the early 1990s over 60 hectares distributed over the best terroirs of the three appellations in the Centrum of the Loire: Sancerre, Pouilly-Fumé and Menetou Salon. A wine domain with a bright future, as today the third generation has joined the family estate.
Soil with chalk and silex with vines of 15 - 25 years old.