Domaine Roger Neveu ‘Côte des Embouffants’ Sancerre 2021/22

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Domaine Roger Neveu ‘Côte des Embouffants’ Sancerre 2021/22. The Neveu family’s roots in the Loire run deep. For more than four centuries, winemaking expertise has been passed down from generation to generation – and their name is now a byword for quality in Sancerre. The vineyard that this wine comes from is also steeped in history. Côtes des Embouffants was singled out by Abbot Poupart in his 1777 history of Sancerre, saying that that ‘the Bouffants hillside is one of the best I know in our Sancerre area’. Nearly 250 years later, his assessment still holds true. The chalky soils are perfect for vibrant, crisp Sauvignon, and the flavours really leap out of the glass. It’s intensely refreshing with citrus and lime acidity, and a hard-to-put-your-finger-on complexity from six months of lees ageing. Ideal with a classic goat’s cheese tart..

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Domaine Roger Neveu ‘Côte des Embouffants’ Sancerre 2021/22. The Neveu family’s roots in the Loire run deep. For more than four centuries, winemaking expertise has been passed down from generation to generation – and their name is now a byword for quality in Sancerre. The vineyard that this wine comes from is also steeped in history. Côtes des Embouffants was singled out by Abbot Poupart in his 1777 history of Sancerre, saying that that ‘the Bouffants hillside is one of the best I know in our Sancerre area’. Nearly 250 years later, his assessment still holds true. The chalky soils are perfect for vibrant, crisp Sauvignon, and the flavours really leap out of the glass. It’s intensely refreshing with citrus and lime acidity, and a hard-to-put-your-finger-on complexity from six months of lees ageing. Ideal with a classic goat’s cheese tart.. . . . .

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