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White wine 2015 Sancerre AOC Le Rochoy, Silex, Loire, France

Type: White wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 13.5%
Organic labeling: Organic wine
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Registration number : #338770

Wine Review Report :

Last reviewed: 18 May 2017

The appellation lies on the upper course of the Loire in central France. It is named after the small community of the same name (1,500 inhabitants) on a hill 150 meters above the river on the west bank. The area is not only known for its wines, but also for the goat's milk “Crottin de Chavignol” soft cheese. According to legend, the king, known as a wine lover, planted Henry IV (1553–1610) an oak tree near Chavignol, which was allegedly destroyed by lightning in a thunderstorm 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...

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