Domaine Roger Champault et fils

The White "Clos du Roy"

   The White “Clos du Roy”

 

The nose is expressive, mineral,        with touches of white flowers     (hawthorn, acacia…).

The wine is supple and round, with a beautiful acidity at the end.

To savour within 3 years.

 

 

 

Appellation / Grape variety : Sancerre / 100 % Sauvignon 

Nature of the ground : Limestone  "Caillottes".

Average age of vines : 40 years 

Wine making : One of the rare registrated clos in the cadastre of the appellation, it sprawls on 18 hectares ; we cultivate only 2,5 hectares. South-facing, on a chalky calcareous soil (oxonian), vinestocks have only thirty centimeters of frable land. In this very particular climate, the vineyard offers early and concentrated harvests.
The wine making remains traditional, with an alcoholic fermentation from 16 to 20°C followed by a maturing on fine lees.

Harmony with dishes : Fishes, white meats.

Total production : 19 000 bottles.