Sancerre "Calcaire", François Le Saint

Sancerre "Calcaire", François Le Saint - 2018

Item # 40949 750mL
$29.96/ Single Bottle
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$359.52 $323.57/ Case of 12
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Tasting Notes

This Calcaire cuvée comes from vines planted in pure, chalk soils giving a freshness to this Sancerre that is impeccable.


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