Domaine Crochet is a family producer with respect for traditional methods.
Domaine Crochet is a small, family run
producer with a respect for the best of traditional methods such as
hand picking and selection at harvest.
Robert and Marie-Solange Crochet are descended
from two families with long associations with Bué, a village 4km
from the town of Sancerre itself, with a long-standing reputation
for producing some of the appellation's best wines.
François Crochet, son of Robert and Marie-Solange
took over the estate in 1988. A victim of his own success, François
can no longer keep up with demand and makes only limited,
While Domaine Crochet still respects traditional
methods, it is also keen to embrace technology where it gives an
advantage and so the wine is fermented in temperature controlled
stainless steel vats.
Domaine Wines are some of the most precise and
refined Sancerre around - intensely flavoured with crisp,
refreshing acidity and great length.
A proportion of the vineyards are planted with Pinot Noir which
produces a fragrant, elegant dry red wine with flavours of
raspberries and summer fruit.
Domaine Crochet wines continue to progress down
an ever more distinctive route as François' own style develops with