Clos du Roy
White Sancerre – “Clos du Roy”
Sauvignon Blanc grape variety (6061 bottles, 26 magnums, 20 jeroboams).
Municipality of Crézancy-en-Sancerre, the house has 0.79 hectares out of the 18 hectares of this parcel selection which was isolated for King Henri IV. Clay-limestone soil. Old vines.
Manual harvesting of 50-year-old vines, southern slopes. Each grape is sorted upon receipt of the harvest, we work by gravity in order to respect the natural circuit of vinification. We make a light press and only keep the juices from the gout and the heart of the press. Natural vinification in temperature-controlled stainless steel vats with aging on fine lees for 8 months.
Wine with a lot of character, dry, fruity and an incredible length in the mouth.
Shellfish, fish in sauce, ceviche.
Serving temperature: 10°C.
Cellaring time: 20 years.
Notation of vintages
Sancerre Blanc "Clos du Roy" 2020
White Sancerre "Clos du Roy" 2019
White Sancerre "Clos du Roy" 2018
White Sancerre "Clos du Roy" 2014
White Sancerre "Clos du Roy" 2015
White Sancerre "Clos du Roy" 2016
Balance, freshness and precision: the Pascal Jolivet style
When the terroir, know-how and patience reveal and sublimate the complexities of Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Noir.
"Talent and taste are not enough, only style counts" P. Cardin