Sancerre "Mélodie de Vieilles Vignes," Gaudry
Organic

Sancerre "Mélodie de Vieilles Vignes," Gaudry - 2020

Item # 17694 750mL

Take a sip of Gaudry's brilliant Sancerre and you'll immediately taste the impact that 50-year-old vines can have on a wine. This is well concentrated, showing white fruit, fresh citrus, and floral aromas. Quite simply a gorgeous bottle of wine, and an excellent example of what old vines can do in the right hands.

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Wine made from grapes grown organically using natural composting techniques and special preparations of herbal sprays while following the astronomical calendar.


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Pairing Advice

This is the perfect bottle to serve with Chabichou, a bloomy, minerally goat’s milk-cheese available online at Murray’s Cheese.

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Loire

There’s a lot to remember when it comes to the Loire. Novices, take note: Cabernet Franc is a great alternative to Cabernet Sauvignon, Muscadet is unparalleled as a companion to shellfish, and Cour Cheverny is the best white wine appellation you’ve never heard of. As diverse as Loire wines are, one day soon you'll know your Melon de Bourgogne from your Romorantin.

Sauvignon Blanc

Few varietals have spawned as bizarre a list of descriptors as Sauvignon Blanc. Believe it or not, “cat pee” is in fact a complimentary tasting note, associated with some of the best bottlings. (It’s a somewhat odd way of pointing out herbaceousness in the wine.) Cat pee aside, Sauvignon Blanc (sometimes called "Fumé Blanc" in California) is a bit of a chameleon in terms of style, and quite utterly at the whim of the winemaker. Some are fermented in barrel, others in stainless steel. Some...

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