Benoît Girard Red
Domaine Benoit Girard - Sancerre
100 % Pinot
Already at the time of the French Revolution in 1789, wine has been grown on the estate of Domaine Girard. Until the 1960s, however, the wine was consumed only by the family itself or allocated  to really good friends. This changed with Marius Girard. He began to bottle the wines, found customers and sold its Girard Sancerre with great success. The Domaine is located in Verdigny, one of the most renowned wine village of Sancerre. Today's generation, owns 16 acres of Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Noir. The siblings know each parcel in their vineyard.
Located along the banks of the river Loire, to the east of Bourges, the Sancerre vineyard stretches over 2,770 hectares. Clay and limestone or siliceous-clayey soils.
Maceration adapted to each vintage. Roughly 2-3 weeks. Ageing concrete vats and bottling in the spring.
Tasting notes
Ruby red, clear and bright. It has a pinot nose with hints of violets and spice that makes it very pleasant.
Food pairing
Often used as the wine throughout a meal, it is amazing with white meats and goat cheese.
Aging potential
3 to 8 years.
Grape varieties
100 % Pinot
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