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Sancerre Les Culs de Beaujeu François Cotat  2013 - Lot of 2 Bottles

Sancerre Les Culs de Beaujeu François Cotat 2013

Les Culs de Beaujeu is produced in one of the best terroirs in the Sancerre appellation and has a superb cellaring potential.

  • €89
  • Price per bottle: €44,50
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    Livraison (standard) estimée entre le 27/01/20 et le 30/01/20

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Lot Description: Sancerre Les Culs de Beaujeu François Cotat 2013

Lot description

  • Quantity 2 Bottles
  • Level:2 into-neck
  • Label: 2 wax capsule, 2 very slightly marked label
  • Origin: Private individual
  • Type of cellar: Classic underground cellar
  • Recoverable VAT: No
  • Original Wooden Case: No
  • Custom Seal : yes
  • Alcohol percentage : 13 %

Information about the wine

  • Country/Region: Loire
  • Appellation/Wine: Sancerre
  • Climat/Cuvée: Les Culs de Beaujeu
  • Producer/Owner: François Cotat
  • Vintage: 2013
  • Color: White
  • Grape variety: 100% sauvignon
  • Service temperature (in °C): 13

Information about the producer

  • Viticulture: Environment friendly
  • Size (in ha): .9
  • Intensity : Crisp
  • Dominant aroma : Citrus
  • Tasting occasion : Gastronomic wine
  • Cuvée Cul de Beaujeu is a grand terroir of Sancerre, a cru on Kimméridgian marl. When tasting, it stands out for its smoky and mineral aromas and exotic fruit. Full and round, on the palate the mineral and exotic fruit flavours abound. Highly elegant, it has good ageing potential.

    François Cotat has been working at the family estate since 1979 with his father, eventually succeeding him in 1998. This small, family-run estate in Chavignol (a village famous for its goat's cheese) owns plots located in Monts Damnés, Grande Côte and Culs de Beaujeu (where the hills can reach an angle of 45%!). Late harvests of over-ripe grapes give unctuous wines that generally contain a little residual sugar. These wines can easily be left for decades, and contribute to the continuing legend of the great wines of Sancerre. This area produces great Sancerre wines with impressive ageing potential. All the estate's wines are sold in advance every year, earning François Cotat his membership of the tightly-knit circle of Sancerre's "Popes" who never have any wine left over to sell, as all bottles are pre-booked.
    *The above information describes the wine and is not vintage specific.

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Further information

  • Service temperature13°
  • Peak -