Varietal: Sauvignon Blanc
A fine gastronomic wine with lots of character, to discover.
The Vintage: 2018 shows every sign of being a sun-driven vintage. Having braved the unusual weather conditions, 2018 is a unique, early vintage – a vintage shaped by extraordinary extremes of weather, ranging from record levels of spring rainfall to summer heatwaves. September’s fine weather helped to maintain the quality potential of the harvest.
In conclusion, the 2018 vintage is set to be all about elegance.
Terroir: Terre de Silex comes from very specific soils, located in the town of Saint Père.The vines are planted in clay soil with flint (Silex) from the cretaceous period. The unusual concentration of flint found in the soil is responsible for this wine’s subtle aromas of gunflint.