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Enclos de Maimbray

Delectable and fruity, bursting with freshness and elegance. This cuvée bears the estate’s name as it appears on the cadastral map.

As for our Sancerre Blanc Origine, this wine is an ideal as aperitif, or as a match for fish, seafood, white meats and goat’s cheeses.

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Varietal

Sauvignon Blanc.


Density

7000 vines/ha.

Age of the vines

35 years on average.

Soil

Calcareous clay dating back to the Late Jurassic, comprised of 2/3 Kimmeridgian (marls characterized by small, fossilized oysters approximately 145 million years old) and 1/3 Portlandian (formations that are superimposed over the Kimmeridgian epoch, approximately 135 million years old).

Soil management

Grass is grown in most of the vineyards and the soil is ploughed and hoed out of respect for our terroirs and the environment.

Green pruning

Disbudding and green harvest eliminate excess vegetation and regulate yields.

Yield

45 to 55 hl/ha.

Vinification and ageing

The harvest is sorted before the grapes undergo pneumatic pressing and settling, followed by fermentation in wooden vats and stainless steel tanks for 3 to 4 weeks under monitored temperatures between 15 and 20°C. Aged on fine lees for 10 to 12 months with stirring of the lees as needed depending on the vintage. Gently fined and lightly filtered before bottling.