Domaine Roger Champault et fils

The Red "Pierris"

The Red “Pierris”

With a ruby cherry color, this wine emits a bouquet with red fruits flavors.


Mouth offers fruity and spicy notes, tannins are supple and round.

To savour within 5 years.

 

 

 

Appellation / Grape variety : Sancerre / 100 % Pinot noir 

Nature of the ground : Red and sandy clays "Terres Rouges"

Average age of vines : 40 years

Wine making : The objectives of yield about 50hl/ha are obtained by disbudding (“ébourgeonnage “) and by removing green bunches of grapes (“éclaircissage”). Grapes are totally destemed and cold-macerate during approximately 48 hours. The alcoholic fermentation lasts about 10 days between 25 and 30°C. For half of this cuvée, the malolactic fermentation is made in tanks and the other part in 600 liters barrels.

Harmony with dishes : cooked meats, red meats, cheeses

Total production : 48 000 bottles