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Domaine Masson-Blondelet
Winery Wines

Red wine 2015 Sancerre AOC Thauvenay, Loire, France

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Registration number : #338719

Wine Review Report :

Last reviewed: 26 May 2017

The appellation is at the top of the Loire in central France. It is named after the eponymous on a 150 meters the river towering hill small community (1,500 inhabitants) on the west bank. The area is known not only for its wines, but also for the soft cheese "Crottin de Chavignol" made from goat's milk. According to legend, the king, known as a wine lover, planted Henry IV (1553-1610) near Chavignol an oak tree, which was allegedly destroyed in a lightning strike in 1993. Incidentally, the wood was used for the production of oak barrels. Henry IV said that "the wine of this place is the best he has ever drunk, and if all the people in his kingdom would drink...

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