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Sancerre La Grande Côte François Cotat 2022

  • Citrus
  • Gastronomic wine
  • Wine for ageing
  • Color: White
  • 13% 
  • 1.5L
  • Intensity
  • Crisp

A superbly rich Sancerre, endowed with a pleasing fatness which will only grow in density after a few years in the cellar. More info

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

Sancerre La Grande Côte François Cotat serve at a temperature of 13°C. It will pair perfectly with the following dishes: Haddock poché au lait, Choucroute de la mer, Darnes de saumon farcies.

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Sancerre La Grande Côte François Cotat

The wine

Sancerre "la Grande Côte" comes from a 45-year-old vine; it is a very ample wine, rich and full-bodied, which will gain in density over the years. Its length is exceptional.

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 wax bottle, 2 very slightly marked label
  • 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: 13 %
  • Country/Region: Loire
  • Appellation/Wine: Sancerre
  • Producer/Owner: François Cotat
  • Vintage: 2022
  • Color: White
  • Service temperature: 13°
  • Viticulture: Environment friendly 
  • Size (in ha): 0.9
  • Intensity: Crisp
  • Dominant aroma: Citrus
  • Tasting occasion: Gastronomic wine
  • Grape variety: Sauvignon

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Sancerre La Grande Côte François Cotat 2022

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