Domaine Serge Laloue - Sancerre Rouge 2008Loire
This small Domaine is situated in Thauvenay where they have 15 hectares of Sauvignon Blanc and 5.5 hectares of Pinot Noir, of which 1.5 hectares is made into Rose. The vineyards are managed under the sustained agriculture method (Lutte raisonnee) by Franck with his sister Christine
Viticulture: Lutte raisonnee
Soil: Chalk and silex
Vinification: Traditional methods with long maceration on the skins, tank fermented and both tank and barrel aged and blended for complexity and freshness. No fining
Tasting Note: Intense bouquet with scents of fresh blackcurrant and raspberry and a slight touch of smoke. Fleshy and structured on the palate with fine, elegant tannins and flavours of jammy red fruit and creme brulee.
Every day serving suggestion: white and red meat, pasta, cheese