Nicolas Idiart, a winemaker, and the founder of Maison Idiart, grew up with a love of wine a passion he shared with his father and Grandfather. Graduated from Bordeaux, winemaking school, Blanquefort, at 19 years old ( youngest ever)! Nicolas' passion for Loire wines brought him to work in Chinon, Touraine, Muscadet but also in Australia and New Zealand. After several years travelling the world, he moved in to the sales side of the wine Business, mainly in North America. At 33 years old, after 7 years of sales, he decided to go back to winemaking with an artisan approach: small batch, hand crafted wines shaped by the mind and hands of a contemporary winemaker.
The Terroir : This Sauvignon blanc is produced from vines with an average age of 35 years old. 100% percent of these vines are planted on a sandy clay soil. The sauvignon Blanc need a fresher climat with a good water supply In order to express his unique freshness and exuberant flavors... These vines are cultivated in a well thought out manner which provides a maximum of respect for the ecosystem and the environment.
Tasting notes: This wine show an extensive array of aromas ranging from citrus fruits, to lemon grass Finishing on a character of both ripe and very refreshing fruit.
By: Chris DePaoli
K&L Staff Member
Want to drink Sancerre but don't want to pay more than 10 bucks? Me Too! If you find it you let me know! Until then, grab this great Sauvignon Blanc from just south in the Loire with racy acidity, lemongrass and lime peel notes. Great with food or just before dinner.
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