Domaine Raimbault Sancerre Les Godons
PRODUCER: Situated at the heart of the village of Sury-enVaux (5 km from Sancerre) on an terroir of good exposure and characteristic of cretaceous and jurassic formed between 100 to 150 million years. Philippe Raimbault comes from a family of winemakers going back many generations and today he has the good fortune to own vineyards on both sides of the Loire River in the Sancerre, Pouilly Fumé and Coteaux du Giennois appellations.
WINEMAKING: The protected designation of origin Sancerre is one of the most known among appelation of the Center Val de Loire thanks to the grape variety world-famous of the White Sauvignon who allows to produce our Sancerre Blanc. This appelation about 2 770 hectares is concentrated on 14 municipalities and produces three colors Blanc, Rosé and Rouge thanks to the grape variety of Sauvignon Blanc for her whites and the Pinot Noir for its Rosés and its rouges.
The vineyard is established on hills and well directed, exposed and protected hillsides which the soils are diversified particularly well and called according to their pedological characteristic. We find three terroir determined by the type of met ground there is Calcareous or, argilo-limestones (or Earth Blanche) and clays with flint.
TASTING NOTES: Brilliant deep yellow. Pleasant nose of grapefruit, peach and apple. Fairly concentrated, supple, silky palate with intense aromas. Beautiful persistent freshness. Balanced throughout. Faintly mineral finish.