The hills and ridges separating the village of Chavignol from Sancerre are composed of clay and limestone (65% clay and 35% chalk). “Les Baronnes” comes from this terroir that gives wines with fruitiness and vivacity with typical varietal aromas of ripe citrus fruits and white flowers.
Colour: Pale yellow
Aroma: Crispy, and fruity this wine has some lime, apple and gunflint aromas balanced by ripe tropical and yellow orchard fruits.
Palate: Dry with medium acidity. Subtle yet powerful, its persistence and harmony find their origin in the exposition and quality of the terroir.
Grape Varieties: 100% Sauvignon Blanc
History of Henri Bourgeois
Following a tradition of ten generations of winegrowers, from father to son, the Bourgeois brothers and cousins offer the profound sense of the family values and passion in making fine Sancerre and Pouilly Fume. Run by Jean Marie Bougeois, his sons – Arnaud, Lionel and his nephew Jean – Christophe, the estate of Henri Bourgeois composes of 72ha – of 120 unique parcels, the Bourgeois family’s key principles in viticulture follows closely of organic sustanable pratices and a strong belief in quality, consistency and expression of the terroirs.