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Sancerre made Simple

People love Sancerre.   Sancerre is fun to say and even more fun to drink.   Some people do not realize it but Sancerre is the region and the primary grape is Sauvignon Blanc.  The district is located on the left bank of the Loire River and also grows limited production of Pinot Noir which makes lovely rosé.   Just across the river is the acclaimed region of Pouilly-Fumé which also produces beautiful Sauvignon Blanc. The soils around the area can be roughly classified into three categories. The far western reaches heading towards Menetou-Salon have "white" soils with limestone & clay.  Around the village of Chavignol the soil also includes some Kimmeridgian Marl.  Wines from these western reaches tend to have...

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