Domaine Michel Girard, Sancerre AOC, 2019, Loire, France


Lively, clean, and pure sauvignon wine. Steely and quite racy. Smooth, clean, and with great finesse in the flavours. A well balanced and fairly classic Sancerre.

Domaine Michel Girard comprises of 12 hectares of vineyards, made up of 30 parcels of vines with an average age of 15 years. Terroir plays an important role at this estate. Michel, Philippe and Benoît Girard's vines are planted on each of Sancerre's three different soil types: Terres Blanches (clay and limestone), Caillottes (chalky limestone) and Silex (flint). The brothers favour judicious blending of the separately-vinified cuvées to create wines with real complexity and balance.

Producer: Domaine Michel Girard

Country: France

Region: Loire

Grapes: Sauvignon Blanc 100%

Alcohol: 13.5%

Vintage: 2019

Status: Vegan