2018 Domaine Vacheron 'Les Romains' Sancerre
Winemaker Notes: A vibrant, 100% organic/biodynamic Sauvignon Blanc from a mix of flint and chalk soils in the heart of Sancerre. Aromas suggest grapefruit zest and gunflint; in the mouth, the wine is pure and fresh, with plenty of mineral energy and citrus-inspired flavors. This is classic Sancerre—limpid and clean, with lots of freshness and lovely energy.
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate - "From a 50-year-old, south- and west-facing vineyard where Jurassic limestone meets Eocene silex, the 2018 Sancerre Les Romains opens with dried white fruit and iodine aromas on the intense and concentrated nose. Very elegant, salty and complex on the palate, this is a powerful and full-bodied yet finely structured and elegant Sancerre with a long and promising finish. The wine is clearly a 2018 representative but has a long life ahead. Impressive though more warm rather than cool. Tasted in February 2021."
Wine Enthusiast - "This powerful wine is both rich and fruity. The flint soil of the vineyard gives a mineral edge to crisp white fruits that are finished with citrus flavors and a still-youthful tang. Drink the wine from 2021. Organic and biodynamic. Cellar Selection"
Vinous - "The 2018 Sancerre Blanc Les Romains offers lovely textural depth and fine balance. Lemon confit, marzipan, spice and floral notes add that extra bit of pliancy and resonance that gives the wine its soft curves and open-knit personality. Best of all, the 2018 will drink well right out of the gate."
|Grape Varietals||Sauvignon Blanc|