Quincy: Jerôme de la Chaise 2020

This delightful, racy Sauvignon Blanc from Quincy is made by Jerôme de la Chaise (bottled under his 'Domaine des Bruniers' label), and has an excellent nose with classic elderflower aromas. This wine makes a terrific accompaniment to asparagus, seafood or fresh goat's cheeses.

Bottle
£15.25
Bottle (Case)
£183.00
Half Bottle
£8.75
Half Bottle (Case)
£210.00
Tasting Notes

Jerôme de la Chaise is an experienced 'vigneron indépendent' and tasting here tends to be a rapid affair as Sauvignon Blanc is the only permitted grape in Quincy, France's second oldest 'appellation contrôlée', and Jerôme makes just the one wine.

Always a bien classique bottling, this Quincy wine has inviting nettley aromas and a palate of juicy, gooseberry fruit offset by racy mineral notes.

About this wine
StyleWhite Wine, Sec, Light-bodied, Non Sparkling
Wine RegionLoire, Quincy
Grape Variety (Cépage)Sauvignon Blanc
Food & Wine MatchingGoat's Cheese, Seafood
ViticultureNon-Organic
Vintage2020
CellarageBest drunk within two years of vintage.
VinificationThe harvested Sauvignon Blanc grapes are fully de-stalked prior to a firm pressing 'to get all the finesse out of the pulp'. The only treatment the wine has after fermentation is filtration.
Alcohol By Volume (%)13.5
Producer

Jerôme de la Chaise

Jerôme de la Chaise is a respected and experienced vigneron independent in Quincy, making just one wine from the only permitted grape variety, Sauvignon Blanc. One of only ten producers who grow their own grapes and make their own wines, his Quincy bottling represents the appellation in a very pure light and demonstrates why small, independent producers deserve our support.

 

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