Kermit Lynch - Roger Neveu ' Cote des Embouffants ' 2021 Sancerre 750ml

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Grape: Sauvignon Blanc 

Region: AOC Sancerre, Loire Valley, France 

Style: Medium bodied, dry 

Tasting notes: delightful floral notes, lip-smacking lemon and lime zestiness, and a zippy, chalky finish

About the Vineyard & Winemakers: “Côte des Embouffants” is now under the care of the Neveu family, who has roots in the village of Verdigny—just half a mile from the vineyard—since the 12th century. Today, brothers Éric and Jean-Philippe Neveu produce a fresh-cut-grass-and-citrus-inflected Sauvignon Blanc of incredible precision from this site. In his 1777 history of Sancerre, the abbot Poupart wrote that “the Bouffants hillside is one of the best I know in our Sancerre area".