The vineyards of Sancerre extend over 3,025 hectares in 14 communes, formed by magnificent hills perfectly adapted to vine growing, well oriented, exposed and protected, in the charming French region of Centre-Val de Loire .
The two grape varieties that dominate Sancerre are Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Noir. The white wines are fresh, fine and fruity, the rosés tender and subtle, and the reds fragrant and round.
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The Vacheron family settled in the Sancerre region in the early 20th century.
Denis Vacheron and his brother began working on the family estate in 1966,
In 2010, the Vacheron estate had almost 50 hectares of vineyards and its two main grape varieties are Pinot Noir and Sauvignon Blanc.
Jean-Dominique and Jean-Laurent Vacheron took the reins in 1990, and in 2006 the entire Vacheron estate converted to biodynamic viticulture.
Domaine Gérard Boulay
Gérard Boulay's winemaking lineage goes back a long way. The winemaker's work is remarkable from every point of view: organic farming (not certified), with traditional methods of working the land on these 11 hectares of vineyards.
Since 2005, the Dagueneau family has been producing a wine in the Sancerre appellation, in the heart of the Grand Cru Côte de Monts Damnés. Domaine Didier Dagueneau covers 12 hectáreas.
An emblematic figure of Pouilly-fumé, he demonstrates the full potential of Sauvignon in his Loire terroir. His sons have brilliantly taken the reins of the estate and produce wines from Pouilly and Sancerre that live up to the quality of yesteryear. The wines are extremely fine, crystalline and precise.
Since 1513, eighteen generations have succeeded each other, passing on their knowledge from father to son. The 56-hectare estate is farmed biodynamically and consists of subway cellars that wind beneath the village. In homage to the estate's founding father, all the older members of the Mellot family are named Alphonse.