The La Chenaye Sancerre from Marcel Martin hails from the gastronomical mecca of the Loire Valley in France. This Sauvignon Blanc is light, crisp, and clean. It can transport a person from an urban sprawl into a countryside retreat with but a sip.
This wine is a summer afternoon neatly presented in a bottle. It is light on the palate - not overpowering in any way. It is very dry, thanks to the Sauvignon Blanc grape used, and it is quite acidic, but not overpoweringly so. To the eye: a pale yellow is presented with green reflections splashed throughout. On the nose: notes of citrus, green apple, and hay present themselves. On the palate: notes of citrus, pineapple, and mineras. You will be pleasantly surprised with this wine.
The La Chenaye Sancerre pairs perfectly with poultry, seafood, and strong cheeses. Try pairing this with a beautiful goat cheese, or blue cheese. A plate of fresh oysters dressed in lemon would compliment this beautiful wine perfectly.
Store your unopened bottle in a cool, dry, and dark place safe from constant vibration. Keep your bottle horizontal in a wine rack or cellar to retain the moistness of the cork. The ideal temperature for storage is between 7 to 15°C. Once opened, a bottle will be good for 3 to 5 days standing upright in the refrigerator.