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Domaine Durand – Menetou-Salon 2021

 

SKU: SLFD012215-2-1-1-1-1 Categories: , , , Product ID: 77788
Producer: Domaine Durand

Description

Domaine Durand is a family estate in the Loire Valley where multiple generations of passionate winegrowers work together, allying experience, tradition and modernity. Offering high-quality, authentic wines that are respectful and representative of their appellation is the Durand family’s philosophy. Domaine Durand’s unwavering quest for optimal quality wines delights connoisseurs. Planted on calcareous sediment, rich in shells and little oysters, the Kimmeridgian marls give to the Sauvignon Blanc its true identity. Balance and freshness are the characteristics which gave to Menetou-Salon its great fame.

Tasting Notes: A pale gold colour with green reflections. An open nose of white flowers and exotic fruits. The mouth is fine and elegant. The full finish leaves and agreeable persistence in the mouth

Serve With: Excellent with cheese, especially nutty-flavored aged cheese. Pairs well with mixed salad with olive oil and chevre. Serve with poultry or seafood, such as grilled trout, salmon, and shrimp. Fresh herbs, spicy ginger, or horseradish are winning accents.

Brand

Domaine Durand

Domaine Durand is a family estate where 3 generations of passionate winegrowers work together, allying experience, tradition and modernity. Offering high-quality, authentic wines that are respectful and representative of their appellation is the Durand family’s philosophy.
Located in the “Les Epsailles” hamlet, in the commune of Crézancy-en-Sancerre, Domaine Durand’s vineyards cover a surface area of 35 hectares (85 acres) on the neighboring appellation, Menetou-Salon. Calcareous sediment, rich in shells and little oysters give Sauvignon Blanc its true identity.

Additional information

Country

Region

Appellation

Sancerre

Variety

Vintage

Wine Type

UPC

3560022110004

Case Code

13560022110001

Composition

100% Sauvignon Blanc

Viticulture

30 year old vines. Distinct soil types: calcareous clay (Kimmeridgian marls and stony “caillotes”). Certified in sustainable agriculture (HVE, Haute Valeur Environmentiale, European Certification)

Alcohol

14%

Accolades

92 pts – “Perfumed and with a touch of spice, this rich wine brings out a tropical side of Sauvignon Blanc. Pepper and a textured edge add essential contrast. The wine is young, so a few more months would be good. Drink from 2022.” -RV, Wine Enthusiast, 11/1/2021 (2020)
92 pts, – VH, WineCurrent.com
90 pts – “Pale gold with silvery green tints. Notes of wild flowers, white-fleshed fruits and citrus on the nose. Mouth-watering acidity, indulgent juiciness and aromatic depth show the palate off at its best in this very freshly-styled Sauvignon,” International Challenge Gold Meda, Gilbert & Gaillard.

Farming Practices

HPS SKU

DURA011220

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