Sancerre Rouge is ardently loved by a few fans, and largely ignored by most wine drinkers in favor of the much more famous white. Made from Pinot Noir, this is a light-bodied, earthy red that is delicious served slightly chilled alongside a light meal.
Silex, Terre Blanche, Caillotes
Three soil types of Sancerre - Silex (Flint), Terre Blanche (Clay-Limestone), and Caillottes (Gravelly Clay-Limestone)
Vines planted in3-70 years old
Vineyard size20 hectares total
Harvest typeMachine Harvested
Total production average150,000 bottles total in Sancerre