Le Bois de la Tour White
Cave Robert & Marcel - Haut Poitou Sauvignon
White,Haut Poitou Sauvignon
100% Sauvignon
history
In 1957, around forty winegrowers grouped together to confront the economic difficulties of the era, pooling far more than mere financial concerns. At the time, Robert, Marcel, Yvon, Geneviève and the others, hailing from the same terroir, hewn from the same rock and sharing the same time-honoured values, set up their cooperative at the top of the hill in Saint-Cyr-en-Bourg. “They chose to share their experience, their expertise and their dreams„
Tasting notes
Pale yellow with green tints. Intense and typical, fresh fruit, blackcurrant and grapefruit.
Food pairing
This wine is a perfect accompaniment with oysters and smoked salmon.
Aging potential
2 years
Grape varieties
100% Sauvignon
Vineyard
Set in the heart of the Poitou at the edge of the Southern Loire Valley.The vineyards are situated in two different areas, both on clayey jurassic. Vines : 30 years - 490 hectares
Winemaking
The Sauvignon is carefully pressed immediately upon arrival at the winery. First of all part of the grapes undergoes a fermentation for a few hours at a low temperature in order to emphasize the aromas./nThe alcoholic fermentation is made under controlled temperature between 18 to 20°C in order to preserve the aromas. 12 to 14 afterwards, the wine is racked and kept on its lees for one or two months.
Press
Previous rating
201289 Wine Spectator
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30900 Nîmes - FRANCE
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