Domaine Michel Thomas Sancerre 2019
(Loire Valley, France) - [DM 90]
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About the Wine:
Michel Thomas Sancerre Blanc is 100% Sauvignon Blanc (40% Caillottes, 40% Grosses Terres, 20% Silex)
The wine displays an exotic nose with a touch of smoke and licorice. On the palate, peach and watermelon dominate with citrus zest and chalk notes.
Aged on the lees for a few months (no oak).
Soil type: Clay, limestone, sedimentary rock Pairs with seafood, fish, goats cheese.
The Domaine Michel Thomas Estate
Michel Thomas and his son Laurent took over the estate in 1970 from Michel's father, who started in 1946. The total production is about 10,000-12,000 cases per year. They export 65-70% of their production, mainly to Japan and Russia.
The Domaine Michel Thomas Vineyard
Today they farm 40 parcels located in four villages, totalling 17 hectares (42 acres): 11 hectares Sauvignon, 6 hectares Pinot Noir. The special bottling "Silex" is limited each year to between 400-500 cases. They grow grapes on three soil types: 40% Terre Blanche-Argilo-Calcaire, 40% Caillottes-calcaire, 20% Le Roc-Silex.
Ratings & Reviews
90 Points - Decanter:
"Aromatic floral and gooseberry aromas with smoke mineral undertones. Fresh and grassy with energetic poise and long elegance finish." -World Wine Awards 2020, 90 pts - SILVER MEDAL