Domaine Raimbault Philippe Sancerre Les Godons Blanc White - Loire
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  • Grape : 100% Sauvignon

  • Location : A parcel that was bought by Philippe's grandfather in 1946, it used to be owned by Château de la Bucède.

  • Sub-soil : Kimmeridgian marl

  • Vines : It forms an natural amphitheater with very steep sides, protected from the wind and well exposed to the sunshine. Les Godons vineyard is blessed with a unique microclimate.

  • Vinification : Raised in stainless steel cask

  • Organoleptic richness : Aromas of acacia flowers to start, then some nice fruits like peach and apple. The mouth is very well balanced with a nice sweetness. Freshness is also here and brings fond to the wine. A great harmony in the aromas with a great persistance.

  • Food pairing : Why don't you try it with fish worked as a ceviche!

  • Vineyards size : 20 Hectares

  • Farming : Lutte raisonnée

  • History : Philippe is part of a winemaker family that started to do wine in 1700's. Now he owns vineyards on both sides if the Sancerre river which allows him to make several wines: Sancerre, Côteaux du Giennois, Pouilly Fumé

  • The top value of the domaine : Each wine is showing the quality of the soil and the purity of the work of Philippe. Change the farming trying to be organic" lutte raisonnée", as well to work more vineyard by vineyard to show top cuvées from his different terroirs. He is so well know that he is the responsible for research on farming for the Sancerre appellation. He built a modern cuverie to be more efficient at harvest, but also to get the time to raise the wines slowly on lies and get complexity

  • A few woods : Wines are very expressive and each cuvée has its own personality

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