2020 Foucher Lebrun Sancerre Le Mont
2020 Foucher Lebrun Sancerre Le Mont From the famous Sancerre village of Chavignol, home to some of the greatest Sancerre made.
This special cuvée made by Jean Mounard and Marc Vappereau is a pure Sancerre with incredible freshness and minerality.
It has a good depth, lovely, citrus fruit, and a classic flintiness on the nose and palate.
The Sancerre “Le Mont” from Maison Foucher Lebrun is juicy, yet offers up a complex bouquet of gooseberry, lime peel, smoke, fresh-cut grass, a good base of soil and a topnote of citrus zest. On the palate the wine is crisp, full-bodied and focused, with a good core, fine transparency and a long, tasty finish.
Where are the 2020 Sancerre’s? Where have they gone? We have been patiently awaiting their arrival! The reasons are many, tariffs on French wine made the wines pricey. Now the tariffs have been removed. Great News!! Decline in restaurant and hotel sales because of Covid and lockdowns all over the world. Now there are problems getting containers delivered around the world and current deliveries are being delayed in Europe. Finally we have a Sancerre to offer and it is one of the best.
Foucher-Lebrun started when a group of small growers banded together with a mission to craft classic expressions of Loire Valley appellations at exceptional values. The estate was founded in 1921 by Paul Lebrun who developed his company servicing a clientele made up of restaurants and cafés in the Loire Valley and Paris. During the 1950s, Paul’s son-in-law Raymond Foucher took the reins and then in 1985 passed the baton to his son, Jacky Foucher. In late 2009, with the aim of raising the company’s image and developing overseas business, the Foucher family brought on Jean Mounard as a new partner to pave the road ahead. Jean spent many years at the helm of a fine and rare wine brokerage business in Paris, specializing in iconic estates such as DRC, Mouton-Rothchild and Leflaive. The results have been spectacular and there Sancerre is one of the finest reasonably priced there is. The wine has a following world wide and is a huge customer. From the first time I tasted the wine years ago, we have offered the wine and get as many as we can to offer. The 2020 Foucher-Lebrun – Sancerre Le Mont is no exception, marvelously fresh and alive, wonderful elegance to match and smacks of Summer. This is simply great Sancerre at a great price. This is a definite case buy with free case shipping. Enjoy