Pierre prieur Sancerre les monts damnes 2020
The Pierre Prieur Sancerre Les Monts Damnés is a white wine celebrated for its distinct characteristics and quality. Originating from the Upper Loire region in the Loire Valley of France, it is primarily made from the Sauvignon Blanc grape variety. The 2020 vintage is notable for its bright, light straw color and a fine aromatic richness, showcasing ripe fruit flavors like fresh peach, passion fruit, lime, and refreshing herbal notes. This wine is renowned for its connection to Sancerre's most famous and greatest site, Les Monts Damnés. The 2018 vintage from this dramatic hillside, known for its terres blanches soil, demonstrates signature power and depth. Its ample and weighted attack is complemented by luminous acidity, culminating in a long, lingering finish. The 2019 vintage presents a ripe, weighty style filled with excellent clarity of fruit, including flavors of pears and white stone fruit. Despite its substance, this wine maintains a lightness, offering abundant refreshment and leaving a chalk-like veil on the palate for a precise finish. The 2021 vintage further enhances the wine's reputation with fleur de sel and intriguing mineral accents emerging on the palate, contributing to its great length and fresh, delicate profile. Each vintage of the Pierre Prieur Sancerre Les Monts Damnés appears to skillfully balance richness with refreshing acidity, showcasing the unique terroir of the Sancerre region and the expertise of its winemakers.