SANCERRE ROUGE

2015 Silex Chavignol Domaine Vincent Delaporte

Grapes Pinot Noir
Colour Red
Origin France, Loire
Sub-district Sancerre
Village Chavignol
ABV 13%

Mathieu Delaporte has taken the red wines of this estate to new heights. Beautifully expressive with notes of spice, cherry and pomegranate. The palate is supple and really well defined with ripe rich tannins, red fruits, dark cherry, raspberry and aromatic spice, freshened by a bright acidity and then some nice mineral drive. Drinking range: 2016 - 2022 L&S (Nov 2018)

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Domaine Vincent Delaporte

Patrick and I first visited Vincent Delaporte in 1986, a memorable end to a long day, we finished by tasting older and older red and white Sancerres. His wines were in Steven Spurrier's selection for the Caves de la Madeleine, where I had worked several years earlier, and the London end of which Patrick was running at the time. They have featured in the Lea & Sandeman selection since our very first list. The domaine passed to Vincent's son Jean-Yves and his wife Nathalie, and now their son Mathieu has joined them, after a 'stage' at L&S in the summer of 2012, and taken over the winemaking role. They have recently incorporated the vines of Mathieu's uncle, giving them two new jewels in the crown, decent holdings in the Monts Damnés (white) and Cul de Beaujeu (red).

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