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2015 Quincy

Domaine Trotereau

2015 Quincy Domaine Trotereau - Kermit Lynch Wine Merchant

This versatile Sauvignon Blanc will add zest and freshness to virtually any summer meal under the sun.

Pierre Ragon—a man of few words—has precisely one for his 2015 Quincy: “fruit.” I’ll take that and run with it, adding “fruit forward” for the nose and “fruit-friendly” for the palate (try it with grilled peaches!). Full of fleshy, ripe citrus, this versatile Sauvignon Blanc will add zest and freshness to virtually any summer meal under the sun.

Emily Spillmann

Vintage: 2015
Bottle Size: 750mL
Blend: Sauvignon Blanc
Appellation: Quincy
Country: France
Region: Loire
Producer: Domaine Trotereau
Winemaker: Pierre Ragon
Vineyard: 10.64 ha
Soil: Sandy, Silex, Pink Limestone
Farming: Lutte Raisonnée
Alcohol: 13%

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About Loire

The defining feature of the Loire Valley, not surprisingly, is the Loire River. As the longest river in France, spanning more than 600 miles, this river connects seemingly disparate wine regions. Why else would Sancerre, with its Kimmeridgian limestone terroir be connected to Muscadet, an appellation that is 250 miles away?

Secondary in relevance to the historical, climatic, environmental, and cultural importance of the river are the wines and châteaux of the Jardin de la France. The kings and nobility of France built many hundreds of châteaux in the Loire but wine preceded the arrival of the noblesse and has since out-lived them as well.

Diversity abounds in the Loire. The aforementioned Kimmderidgian limestone of Sancerre is also found in Chablis. Chinon, Bourgueil, and Saumur boast the presence of tuffeau, a type of limestone unique to the Loire that has a yellowish tinge and a chalky texture. Savennières has schist, while Muscadet has volcanic, granite, and serpentinite based soils. In addition to geologic diversity, many, grape varieties are grown there too: Cabernet Franc, Chenin Blanc, Sauvignon Blanc, and Melon de Bourgogne are most prevalent, but (to name a few) Pinot Gris, Grolleau, Pinot Noir, Pineau d’Aunis, and Folle Blanche are also planted. These myriad of viticultural influences leads to the high quality production of every type of wine: red, white, rosé, sparkling, and dessert.

Like the Rhône and Provence, some of Kermit’s first imports came from the Loire, most notably the wines of Charles Joguet and Château d’Epiré—two producers who are featured in Kermit’s book Adventures on the Wine Route and with whom we still work today.

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There is so much contained in a glass of good wine, It is a gift of nature that tastes of man's foibles, his sense of the beautiful, his idealism and virtuosity.

Adventures on the Wine Route, pages 232


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