Les Demoiselles Sancerre Blanc
Fleuriet et Fils
France - Loire Valley - Sancerre

The name "Les demoiselles" (translate as "The young ladies"), refers to the beautiful migratory birds (Cranes) that fly over the town of Sancerre twice a year (in the Fall going South to spend the winter in the African continent, and in the Spring going back North to spend the Summer in Northern Europe). These graceful birds offer a unique and impressive show when they sometimes land on the banks of the Loire River. The Fleuriet family wanted to highlight this exceptional grace and express an elegant and refined bouquet in this Sancerre Demoiselles cuvée.
The wine shows a bright yellow color with green highlights, a fruity nose with aromas of white flowers and acacia. Light-medium bodied in the mouth, supple and well structured, its concentration and crisp acidity make it a harmonious and food-friendly wine.

Wine Type
100% Sauvignon Blanc
Age of vines
Average 35 years
Soil type
50% Caillotttes, 45% Terres Blanches, 5% Silex
Aged in stainless steel tanks for 6 months.
Slightly filtered before bottling.
6,000 (9-liter cases)

Pairs nicely with fresh goat cheeses, oysters with lemon, grilled lemon chicken breasts and Mexican dishes. Serve these whites at 46 °F (8 °C).

Reviews and News

2020 Les Demoiselles Sancerre Blanc - 94 PTS - TP

2020 Les Demoiselles Sancerre Blanc - 94 PTS - TP

tasting panel logo"Cranes that make a bi-annual flight over the Loire Valley are referred to as les demoiselles, or beautiful ladies. As graceful as these birds are in flight, this 100% Sauvignon Blanc aged in stainless steel tanks for six months, shows verve and fine movement, texture, and pulchritude. Stony on nose and palate, with a whisper of pineapple behind a curtain of white tea flowers. Unique notes of capers underline a distinct earthiness."

- The Tasting Panel (November/December 2021), 94 pts

Producer Information: Fleuriet et Fils

Brothers Mathieu and Benoit Fleuriet have been growing vines at the Domaine since 1991. The estate is located in the hamlet of Vauvise, part of the town of Menetou Ratel. ...
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