Quincy is a small and typically paysan village serviced by a single lousy bar and a boulangerie with little else (apart from the obvious opportunity to taste with growers) to attract the casual visitor. In fact one wonders why, when the appellation was created in 1936, that it wasn’t christened after the neighbouring commune of Brinay which at least exudes some character and draws in tourists who come to admire the 12th Century frescos in its pretty little church.
Situated some twenty kilometres north-west of the city of Bourges, the vineyards of Quincy are farmed (as in neighbouring Reuilly) mostly by vigneron-agriculteurs; at just 240 hectares in size it’s interesting to note that the appellation is smaller than the majority of the farms owned by the individual céréaliers.
This cuvée is made with the different old vines of the vineyard. Should be opened within 5 years to enjoy the freshness and fruitiness of Sauvignon blanc. But you can forgetit in your cellar for a little longer. Vertical
tastings proved that white Loire wines can be kept up to 10 years.
To enjoy with foie gras or lobster. This wine is also a nice aperitif.