Pale straw in color; fresh Sauvignon Blanc aromas that suggest perfectly ripe fruit harvested at its apogee of flavor and potency with suggestion of ripe melon, citrus, fine floral and honey on a backdrop of cool rainwater on crumbled limestone; crisp and compelling on the palate, with an almost palpable vibrant interplay of fruit and acidity; lots and lots of clean, delicious Loire Valley Sauvignon Blanc flavor that just lasts and lasts and refreshes and refreshes.
Domaine Thomas Sancerre Blanc Le Pierrier
for the equivalent of £19.95 a bottle
CASE OF 6 BOTTLES
Grower: Domaine Thomas
Grape Variety: Sauvignon Blanc
Style: Zesty and Mineral
Alcohol: 13.5% ABV
Bottle Size: 75cl
3 in stock
The Thomas family has been growing grapes and making wine in Sancerre since 1670. Surrounded by 14 communes, the hilltop town is one of the most celebrated crus of the Loire Valley. Today, ninth and tenth generation winegrowers Jean and Ginette Thomas, and their children, Julien and Christale, farm 19 hectares of Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Noir based out of the hamlet of Verdigny. Julien has recently joined the family business after finishing his studies at the Lycée Viticole in Beaune, he represents the young generation that intends to follow quality tradition while gradually bringing a personal touch. Like all major domains of the Sancerre region, Thomas has earned a solid international reputation, particularly among Anglo-Saxons. It must be said that respect for the land is total, and each great plot gives its own highly controlled vintage. The Domaine owns 12ha and all are in compliance with environmentally-sensitive agriculture.