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2020 Sancerre, François Millet, Loire Valley

2020 Sancerre, François Millet, Loire Valley

2020 Sancerre, François Millet, Loire Valley

£16.95 per bottle
£16.95 per bottle
Product Code: 11209181
In Stock

Our thoughts begin to turn to celebrations and dinners with families and friends as the end of the year approaches, and really good wine is naturally on our minds. A good Sancerre is a must-have, and François Millet’s 2020 is one of the finest and purest expressions of sauvignon around. With purity, freshness and a fine balance of subtle mineral notes, and pronounced ripe fruit, this is everything you could wish for in a top Sancerre. It's a very smart aperitif, and delicious with smoked salmon or oysters.

François Millet' vineyards are in the village of Bué, regarded as one of the top sites in Sancerre (west of the Loire river). It has become so well-associated with distinctive and high-quality wines that it is frequently referred to as a Cru of Sancerre a site of superior quality and exceptional provenance.

Tasting note:
This refreshing Sancerre has a fine balance of subtle mineral aromas and hints of newly-cut grass that make for an enticing nose. The palate is one of crisp green apple, citrus and a touch of tropical fruit. The warm vintage has resulted in a luscious style, similar to that of 2018, there's a richness to the palate whilst retaining the all-important hint of minerality and a racy, crisp finish.

Grape: /Sauvignon Blanc
Region: /Loire
Country: /France
ABV: /13%
Unit: /Bottle (75cl)
A good, crisp, citrus-tasting Sauvignon Blanc with a clean and pleasant lingering flavour. I have been drinking Francois Millet's wines since stumbling upon the village of Bue over 20 years ago and would rate this producer the second best in the whole Sancerre region. Always very well produced from exceptional grapes, the 2019 is presently - in my view - a tad disappointing and needs a little longer in bottle for its classic Sancerre character to shine through, as I am sure it will. My advice,: buy now and lay down for 6 to 12 months.
J C - January 2021
Excellent wine, as you would expect from Francois Millet. Good value for money.
Helen - July 2020


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