Domaine Philippe Girard

Domaine Philippe Girard is located in Verdigny, one of the most renowned wine village of Sancerre. Since the time of the French Revolution in 1789, wine has been produced on the estate. Today's generation, owns 16 acres of Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Noir planted on Silex soils.

Sancere

Located along the banks of the river Loire, to the east of Bourges, the Sancerre vineyard stretches over 2,770 hectares. Clay and limestone or siliceous-clayey soils. Vines: 5 to 25 years - Yield: 60Hl/Ha. Pneumatic pressing. After a must racking of 12 to 24 hours, the must is placed into a fermentation tank where it will ferment at a temperature of 18°C. On lees in stainless steel vats. Ageing on lees during 4 months.

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Price: FL $180, 3 cs $168, 5 cs $160
 
Sancerre Cuvee 'Silex'

Located along the banks of the river Loire, to the east of Bourges, the Sancerre vineyard stretches over 2,770 hectares. The Silex soil gave its name to the Cuvée. Pneumatic pressing. After a must racking of 12 to 24 hours, the must is placed into a tank for heat-controled fermentation. On lees in stainless steel vats. Ageing on lees during 4 months.

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Price: FL $240, 2 cs $224, 3 cs $200