Wine Henri Bourgeois, Sancerre d'Antan AOC 2005
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Straw yellow with golden hues.
The wine has a taste of luxury with an excellent balance of crisp acidity and oily structure. A long refreshing finish.
The wine has an elegant, complex aroma that attracts tones of ripe fruit, mineral bright hues and subtle touch of spice to complete.
The wine goes well with shrimp, grilled lobster, fish, white meats and cheeses.
Sancerre d'Antan - an elegant white French wine, whose name translates as Sancerre "of previous years." For the production of Sancerre d'Antan grapes are harvested by hand, fermentation takes place in oak barrels, followed by a brief excerpt. Wine is not clarified and filtered. Storage capacity of 5-10 years.
Possession of the family Bourgeois located in the village of Shavinol, which is famous for its excellent wines and goat cheese Krottin de Shavinol. For 10 generations of a family involved in winemaking.
In 1950, the name of Henri Bourgeois (Henri Bourgeois) consisted of 2 hectares, today his sons expanded the domain up to 65 hectares of vineyards, which are located among the best slopes of Sancerre and Pouilly Fumé, extending to the banks of the Loire. Thanks to its excellent climate, chalky and siliceous soils are simply created ideal conditions for growing Sauvignon with mineral character that is reflected in the wine finesse and elegance.
Bourgeois family passion for wines encourages them to do the best for growing grapes and making wonderful fine wine. The philosophy of the family founded on respect for the terroir and winemaking. Thanks to an ingenious reconciliation of tradition and modern technology in the estate Bourgeois Sancerre wines produced upscale Pouilly-Fumé and. The family Bourgeois result of his work with humor called "bourgeois quality."
Most often, aging wines herein - is a complicated combination of steel and oak: first and aged wine roams while in a steel vessel, and then moved in the barrel, the ripening process lasts usually 6-12 months. As a result, are born great wines that leave no one indifferent.