Domaine de Villargeau Coteaux du Giennois 2021
Domaine de Villargeau Coteaux du Giennois
Domaine de Villargeau Coteaux du Giennois is made from 100% Sauvignon Blanc, this wine shows great gooseberry fruit on the nose which leads to a well balanced palate of lime and nettles with refreshing acidity.
The Coteaux de Giennois is a small wine growing region that can be found just north of both Sancerre and Pouilly Fume. Whilst this area is quite unknown in wine circles it is rapidly catching up with its neighbours. This wine is certainly of a similar quality and style, but currently demands lower prices and therefore offers excellent value for money.
Domaine Villargeau is the benchmark producer of the Coteaux de Giennois. They have been leading the way within their region for just over 20 years. They producer Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Noir. With over 85% of their production currently being exported to over 10 countries worldwide it seems everyone wants these wines. The region is found just to the north of both Sancerre and Pouilly Fume and is fast becoming a preferred wine to these two other more well-known communes. If you have yet to try wines from the Giennois then you have not tried some of the best wines from the Central Loire Valley.