2017 Bergerac Blanc Sec

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2017 Bergerac Blanc Sec

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A blend of different terroirs, not using sulphur dioxide before fermentation helps to reduce the 'standard' Sauvignon flavours. All the grapes in the blend bring something to the party. Vincent believes that for him the future of winemaking lies in whites. We can see why.

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Cuvee: Bergerac Blanc Sec, Cuvee Bergecrac

Style: Still

Colour: White

Grape Varieties: 35% Sauvignon Blanc, 35% Sauvignon Gris, 20% Sémillon, 10% Chenin

ABV: 12.5%

Vintage: 2016

Half-manual and half machine-harvested. Directly pressed followed by cold settling. Four months fermentation at 14-16°C with indigenous yeastsIn 2016 only half of the white went through malolactic fermentation. Unfiltered.  Matured in steel tanks on fine lees for six months.

Sulphur: 20-30mg/L on bottling, total 55mg/L, 10mg/L free

Soil: Clay and limestone

Yield: 50hl/ha