Claude Riffault, Sancerre Les Chasseignes 2012

Jon-David Headrick Selections and European Cellars, Charlotte NC.

Five years on.

Emerald.  Shallow Kimmeridgian limestone (Caillottes) gives it vertical dimension and the mid-palate of sweated fennel and Cape gooseberry is striking.  Sleek with a velvet voice.  The finish is deep in the sub-soil.  Now.

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