The wines of Sancerre, Pouilly-Fumé and their neighbours
By Jim Budd
This Guide was last updated on 23 April 2011
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Although his ancestors have long been vignerons – records go back to the early 17th century, it is Jean-Max who has built up the estate and made it one of the leading domaines in Bué. When he took over from his parents in the early 1970s there were 4ha of vines. Now they have 26ha of Sancerre vineyards and 5ha in Menetou-Salon. Jean-Max’s sons, Etienne and Thibault, are now involved, while a third son, Xavier, makes wine in Languedoc-Roussillon. They make a range of minerally white Sancerre: Les Caillottes, C.D., C.M., G.C. and Vieilles Vignes. Jean-Max’s Sancerre reds have long been attractive young with the potential to age well. They now make two reds, La Grange Dîmière and the ageworthy Vieilles Vignes.
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