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Sancerre François Cotat Chavignol 2020

  • Fruity
  • Gastronomic wine
  • Color:Rosé
  • 15% 
  • 1.5L
  • Intensity
  • Crisp

A rare rosé cuvée from the talented winemaker François Cotat. Vinous and vibrant. More info

  • Quantity: 2 Bottles
  • Level: 2 into-neck
  • Label: 2 very slightly marked label, 2 wax capsule
  • Country/Region: Loire
  • Appellation/Wine: Sancerre
  • Producer/Owner: François Cotat
  • More information....

Sancerre François Cotat Chavignolserve at a temperature of 13°C. It will pair perfectly with the following dishes: Rillons de Tours, Bar au poivre de Madagascar , Tarte au chèvre et tomate.

Lot presentation
Sancerre François Cotat Chavignol

Cuvée presentation

François Cotat only grows 0.55 ha of Pinot Noir to produce his red and rosé wines. This cuvée is produced on a very small scale, from north-facing vines grown on clay-limestone soils. Harvests are done by hand and there is no malolactic fermentation. Elevage takes place in stainless steel vats in order to preserve the vibrancy of the juices. The nose is discrete, with delicate aromas of small red fruits and spices. The wine is vibrant on the vibrant, vinous with impressive length.

Information about domain François Cotat

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.

Detailed characteristics

  • Quantity: 2 Bottles
  • Level: 2 into-neck
  • Label: 2 very slightly marked label, 2 wax capsule
  • Origin: Trade
  • Type of cellar: Space in a wine storage facility
  • Recoverable VAT: Yes
  • Original Wooden Case / Original Case: No
  • French customs seal: yes
  • Alcohol percentage: 15 %
  • Country/Region: Loire
  • Appellation/Wine: Sancerre
  • Producer/Owner: François Cotat
  • Vintage: 2020
  • Color: Rosé
  • Service temperature: 13°
  • Viticulture: Conventional 
  • Intensity: Crisp
  • Dominant aroma: Fruity
  • Tasting occasion: Gastronomic wine
  • Grape variety: 100%Pinot noir

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Sancerre François Cotat Chavignol 2020

iDealwine Price(1) corresponds to the hammer price and the buyer's premium charged by the auctioneer. (1)Bottle format