Domaine Auchere Sancerre 37.5cl Half Bottle, 2017
Passing the passion and tradition of viticulture and winemaking from grandfather to father to son, the Auchere family has cultivated its vineyards over several generations. The vineyards are situated on the hills that make the Sancerre wines' reputation: Mont Damnes - Chavignol, Les Chasseignes - Sancerre, Chene Marchand and Les Deserts – Bue.
The nose shows gooseberry, tropical fruits, a light floral tone, and a touch of grapefruit. The palate has some tart grapefruit and tropical fruit notes with a light dusting of minerals on the finish, a taste very typical of the region.Learn More£9.50
Domaine Bardon Les Hauts Taillons Valencay Blanc, 2017
Consisting of 90% Sauvignon grapes and 10% Chardonnay, this dry white wine from Valençay AOC parades an enticing golden colour. Smoke and mineral notes, characteristic of the region, complement the fresh floral tones and create a lively tasting wine. Ideal with seafood, shellfish, and asparagus.Learn More
Domaine des Fines Caillottes Pouilly Fume, 2017
Straw-colored with green highlights. The first nose expresses acacia flower and then rapidly reveals fruit: citrus, blood orange, quince and applesauce. A round, fleshy, enticing, and well-balanced palate. Mixed fruit are found: peach, pear, kiwi, mango, with a light acidity up to the finish bringing the ensemble to a peak.
Gold: Selection par le Guide - Gilbert & Gaillard 2015Learn More£17.95
Domaine Serge Laloue Sancerre, 2017
Brilliantly crafted Sancerre from an exciting, yet very small domaine, in the village of Thauvenay. This delightful, fragrant wine, has a vibrancy and a delicacy all of its own. Delicious.
Prise for the 2015 vintage:
Highly Recommended: Decanter Sancerre Tasting 2015
"Light citric notes and a smoky, bright nose with a reserved mineral vein. This has a lean and grippy style. The palate is pure and nicely polished, showing white stone fruit and white peach freshness, with an energetic balance of fruit and acidity. Deliciously fine example. Drink 2017-2024. 94 points." (2015 vintage)
Silver Medal: ELLE à table 2016
"Beautiful pale yellow colour with green hues. Fresh nose, bursting with citrus, lime and green apple. Frank and chiselled mouth with a great aromatic purity. Nice personality with mineral saline nuances. Long finish that ends with a hint of grapefruit." (2015 vintage)Learn More
Domaine Dominique Pabiot Pouilly Fume Les Vieilles Terres, 2017
The domain is comprised of several parcels situated in the very heart of the vineyard. Dominique Pabiot, a fifth generation winegrower, is determined to respect the great winegrowing traditions of Pouilly Fume. The Vieilles Terres Cuvee has a pale yellow colour with green reflections and an expressive nose. It is a balanced wine with a pleasant liveliness.Learn More
Domaine Paul Doucet Sancerre, 2017The Doucet family wine growing and wine making expertise has been dedicated to producing fine Sancerre since 1975. Intense and flowery on the nose with hints of acacia and lime blossom with tropical fruit notes. The subtle taste confirms the bouquet and offers a great balance of freshness and flavour. Learn More
Domaine de Ladoucette Pouilly Fume, 2017
The largest and most famous Pouilly-Fume vineyards have been in the hands of the Comte Lafond and Ladoucette families since 1787. Pale golden-green colour. Considerable intensity on the nose. It has an exceptional full range of floral, exotic and citrus fruit aromas such as white blossoms, hawthorn, broom and white nettles and grapefruit. These notes are enhanced and strengthened by the mineral note of gunflint (flint stone heated by the sun). The flavour is pleasant and lively, tempered by a fruity roundness with notes of pear, green apples and citrus fruits, which boost the mineral and stony hardness of gunflint. The finish brings to mind a pleasant lemony freshness.Learn More£33.50
Baron de 'L' Ladoucette Pouilly Fume, 2014
The largest and most famous Pouilly-Fume vineyards have been in the hands of the Comte Lafond and Ladoucette families since 1787. This Grande Cuvée of Pouilly Fumé is produced exclusively in the best years and from the first pressing of the estate's grapes.
The colour is pale gold with green tints. The nose is delicate with ripe fruit such as pear and white peach. It also has complex notes of beeswax, vanilla and flint. The mouth has a fresh fruity beginning, is fleshy and robust, and has good structure. It is balanced between a fruity roundness and mineral firmness. A very long finish.Learn More£73.50