Alain Girard & Fils 2017 – Sancerre

Alain Girard & Fils 2017 – Sancerre

The nose is fruity, mineral and well-built. It reveals notes of fresh apple, racy minerality/flint and small notes of fresh citrus (lemon, grapefruit) associated with fine touches of white flowers as well as a very discreet hint of litchee (in the background). The palate is fruity, fresh, mineral, well-balanced and offers a good definition, juiciness, precision, an acidulous frame, a good guideline, precision as well as a good finesse of the grain. On the palate this wine expresses notes of ripe/juicy lemon, juicy/crunchy green peach and small notes of zests associated with touches of flint as well as a very discreet hint of crunchy brugnon (in the background). 

Note (Score): 15.75/20

Note (Score): 91-92/100

Date de dégustation (Tasting date): 01/2019

Dégustateur (Wine Critic): Choukroun Chicheportiche Jonathan

Type d'agriculture (Agriculture): Agriculture Raisonnée (Sustainable Agriculture)

Type (Kind): Blanc sec (Dry white)

Format dégusté (Tasted bottle size): Bouteille (Bottle)

En Primeur (EnPrimeur): Non (No)