Sancerre Chavignol, Gérard Boulay

Sancerre Chavignol, Gérard Boulay - 2022

Item # 45739 750mL

The Chavignol area of Sancerre is akin to a Grand Cru site as the soils are Kimmeridgian in nature and make for the best Sancerre - many of which one could age further. This was aged for 8 months on the lees in 95% tank and the rest in large, old barrels.

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