Sancerre "Clos Paradis" - 2020 - Paul Fouassier
A fruity nose of white fruits, pear and honey, evolving into citrus fruits, acacia flower, and mineral notes. The palate is very pure and generous, yet delicate with fine acidity. A refined cuvée, marked by its remarkable balance.
- 75 cl
- Original features
- Biodynamic wine
- Degree of alcohol
- 13.5 %
- To drink from
- 2023 to 2029
A 100% Sauvignon cuvée, made from 30-to-50-year-old vines, pruned with the simple Guyot method and planted on a south-facing slope of limestone soils. The fruit of organic and biodynamic viticulture, certified since 2012. Manual harvest with yields around 40 hl/ha. Vinification: the work in the winery is done according to the lunar calendar, direct pressing, aging for two years in stainless steel vats, light sulfites for a total SO2 of 55 mg/liter.
Paul Fouassier, who earned his viticulture and oenology degree in 1998, worked in several leading Bordeaux châteaux (Pavie and Angelus among others) before returning to his large family estate in 2001. The estate holds 60 hectares, 50 ha of Sauvignon and 10 ha of Pinot, which he manages with his cousin Benoît. The duo represents the 10th generation, drawing the best from the rigour of Benoît...All wines
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