White Wine France
Domaine Gerard Fiou Sancerre Terroir Silex from Loire
What Makes This Wine Popular?
This Domaine Gerard Fiou Sancerre Terroir Silex from Loire is an award-winning, complex and unique white wine that has captivated the palates of wine enthusiasts everywhere. With its intense minerality and zesty citrus notes, this crisp and refreshing sauvignon blanc is bursting with flavors of ripe grapefruit, lemon, and lime. Its vibrant acidity makes it perfect for pairing with seafood dishes or simply sipping on a warm summer day. The combination of high-quality terroir and skilled winemaking makes this wine a must-have for any serious collector - no wonder it's so popular!
A Little Trivia
The Gerard Fiou winery has a funny story of how it all began. The founder, Gerard Fiou, was out foraging for mushrooms in the Loire Valley when he stumbled across this incredible piece of land with the perfect soils and climate conditions to make outstanding wines. He decided to purchase the land and the rest is history!
History of This Wine
The Domaine Gerard Fiou Sancerre Terroir Silex is a white wine from the Loire Valley in France. It is made from 100% Sauvignon Blanc grapes grown on limestone and flint soils. The winery was founded in 1885 by Gerard Fiou, and it has been passed down through four generations of the family. The vineyards are located in the communes of Bué, Chavignol, and Verdigny.
The winery produces a range of wines including reds, whites, rosés, and sparkling wines. The Domaine Gerard Fiou Sancerre Terroir Silex is one of their most popular wines. It has aromas of citrus fruits and herbs with a mineral finish.
Notable vintage years include 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018 which all received high ratings from critics. In 2019 the wine won a Gold Medal at the Concours des Vins de Loire. This wine is an excellent example of what can be achieved when Sauvignon Blanc grapes are grown on limestone and flint soils in the Loire Valley.
What To Serve With This Wine?
The Domaine Gerard Fiou Sancerre Terroir Silex from Loire is a dry, mineral-driven white wine. It has a complex flavor profile with notes of citrus, stone fruits, and herbs. This wine pairs well with fresh seafood dishes such as oysters, grilled fish, and scallops. It also goes well with poultry dishes like roasted chicken or duck. Other great pairings include goat cheese, salads with vinaigrette dressings, and light appetizers like charcuterie platters.