Full Review

Chevalier Du Grand Robert

Chevalier Du Grand Robert
2019 Sancerre

Pair this wine with:
Chicken Fish Shellfish

Category: Loire Sancerre

Date Tasted:
Country: France
Alcohol: 13%
85 Points
Silver Medal
Highly Recommended
$29

Chevalier Du Grand Robert
2019 Sancerre

Pair this wine with:
Chicken Fish Shellfish

Category: Loire Sancerre

Date Tasted:
Country: France
Alcohol: 13%
Straw color. Aromas of white grapefruit and limestone with a supple, crisp, bone-dry light body and a smooth, brisk green rhubarb and underripe peach finish with no oak flavor. A crisp and clean Sancerre for casual daytime sips.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Crisp & Lively, Non-Oaky & Quaffable
Aroma Aroma: white grapefruit and limestone
Taste Flavor: green rhubarb and underripe peach
Sweetness Sweetness: Bone-Dry
Enjoy Enjoy: Now on its own and with food
Recipes Pairing: Chicken Kebobs, Ceviche, Jambalaya
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A crisp and clean Sancerre for casual daytime sips.

The Importer

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The Importer
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Loire Sancerre

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Serve in a White Wine Glass
Sancerre is a wine from the Loire Valley of France. While there are rosé and red versions made (both from Pinot Noir), Sancerre is most commonly produced as a dry white wine, made entirely from the Sauvignon Blanc grape.

Sancerre is one of the reference points for Sauvignon Blanc - it is that famous. Medium-bodied to medium-full, very dry with lively acidity, Sancerre is a richly flavored white with notes of melon, citrus, pears and gooseberries; it generally has a long, complex finish with a distinct note of minerality or chalk.

Sancerre is made in unoaked and oaked-versions; while the wines are enjoyable upon release, the best examples need time to display all their complexities; five to seven years is an optimum time to enjoyment, while examples from the best sites are capable of aging for more than a decade.

Sancerre is an assertive, dynamic white wine with great finesse. Pair with goat cheese or strongly flavored seafood.